how to pronounce jerking


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the above transcription of jerking 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.

jerking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… of Spring made jerking movements and …”

meanings of jerking


  1. Present participle of jerk.


  1. A motion that jerks; a jerk.

jerking frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word jerking occurs in english on average 0.8 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.

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