how to pronounce kong


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the above transcription of kong 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.

kong is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… between I went to Hong Kong to the arts …”

meaning of kong

Kong is a fictional giant ape in the 1933 film King Kong.

kong frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word kong occurs in english on average 13.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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