how to pronounce sailing


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The above transcription of sailing 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.

sailing is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… world primarily by sailing ships the …”

meanings of sailing


  1. The time of departure from a port.
  2. A scheduled voyage by a ferry or ship.
  3. Navigation; the skill needed to operate and navigate a vessel.
  4. Motion across a body of water in a craft powered by the wind, as a sport or otherwise.


  1. Present participle of sail.


  1. Travelling by ship.

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