how to pronounce humming

/ˈhʌmɪŋ/

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The above transcription of humming 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.

humming is pronounced in two syllables

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hʌmɪŋ

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

“… is humming along nicely it's estimated …”

meanings of humming

verb:

  1. Present participle of hum.

noun:

  1. The sound of something that hums; a hum.

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