how to pronounce longed


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of longed 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.

longed is pronounced in one syllable

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of longed

example pitch curve for pronunciation of longed


test your pronunciation of longed

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of longed

video examples of longed pronunciation

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

“… of results men of action longed for …”

meanings of longed


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of long.

longed frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word longed occurs in english on average 3.4 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.

topics longed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that longed can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to longed


words that rhyme with longed


Did this page help you?