how to pronounce running

/ˈɹʌnɪŋ/

audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

The above transcription of running 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.

running is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of running

ɹʌnɪŋ

test your pronunciation of running

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

video examples of running pronunciation

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

“… is going to be running very hot and i …”

meanings of running

adjective:

  1. Having a continuous design or pattern.
  2. Discharging snot or mucus.
  3. Continuous; ongoing; keeping along step by step.
  4. Present, current.
  5. Extending by a slender climbing or trailing stem.
  6. Moving or advancing at a run.
  7. Of a horse, having a running gait; not a trotter or pacer.
  8. Flowing; easy; cursive.
  9. Discharging pus.
  10. Consecutive.

noun:

  1. That which runs or flows; the quantity of a liquid which flows in a certain time or during a certain operation.
  2. The activity of running as a form of exercise, as a sport, or for any other reason.
  3. The action of the verb to run.
  4. The discharge from an ulcer or other sore.

adverb:

  1. Consecutively; in a row.

verb:

  1. Present participle of run.

preposition:

  1. Approaching; about; roughly.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words that rhyme with running

gunningstunningcunning

Did this page help you?