how to pronounce duckling


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the above transcription of duckling 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.

duckling is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… to transform that ugly duckling into a …”

meanings of duckling


  1. A young duck.

duckling frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word duckling occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics duckling 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 duckling can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words that rhyme with duckling


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