how to pronounce gonna


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the above transcription of gonna 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.

gonna is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… there and I'm just gonna wait and see if …”

meanings of gonna


  1. Contraction of going to when followed by an infinitive verb: used to express a future action.

gonna frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word gonna occurs in english on average 47.9 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.

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