how to pronounce motion


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of motion 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.

motion is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of motion


test your pronunciation of motion

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

video examples of motion pronunciation

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

“… leap year while she clay in our motion and then worked and we're …”

meaning of motion

Motion is the act of moving something.

motion frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word motion occurs in english on average 27.4 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.

Did this page help you?