how to pronounce laying


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the above transcription of laying 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.

laying is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… sleeping goblin he's laying down on a …”

meanings of laying


  1. Present participle of lay.

laying frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word laying occurs in english on average 20.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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