how to pronounce calling


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of calling is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

calling is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of calling

example pitch curve for pronunciation of calling


test your pronunciation of calling

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of calling

video examples of calling pronunciation

An example use of calling in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… policing my body by calling me a ho for …”

meanings of calling


  1. A job or occupation.
  2. A strong urge to become religious.


  1. Present participle of call.

calling frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word calling occurs in english on average 69.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics calling can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that calling can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) people, society, and culture;

words that rhyme with calling


Did this page help you?