how to pronounce singing


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the above transcription of singing 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.

singing is pronounced in two syllables

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of singing


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

“… enter the frame so singing so frame …”

meanings of singing


  1. Disclosing information, or giving evidence about another.
  2. A gathering for the purpose of singing shape note songs.
  3. The act of using the voice to produce musical sounds; vocalizing.


  1. Producing a whistling sound due to the escape of steam.
  2. Smooth and flowing.


  1. Present participle of sing.

singing frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word singing occurs in english on average 50.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics singing 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 singing can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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