how to pronounce sung


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the above transcription of sung 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.

sung is pronounced in one syllable

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video examples of sung pronunciation

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

“… off the stage and sung to me and was …”

meanings of sung


  1. Simple past tense of sing.
  2. Past participle of sing.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Alternative form of Song (Chinese dynasty).

sung frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word sung occurs in english on average 10 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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

1) leisure and entertainment;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to sung


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