how to pronounce dung


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dung is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… footprint dung prints looking pretty …”

meanings of dung


  1. To release dung: to defecate.
  2. To discard (especially rubbish); to chuck out.
  3. Past participle of ding.
  4. To immerse or steep, as calico, in a bath of hot water containing cow dung, done to remove the superfluous mordant.
  5. To fertilize with dung.


  1. A type of manure, as from a particular species or type of animal.
  2. Manure; animal excrement.

dung frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dung occurs in english on average 1 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 dung 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 dung can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to dung


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