how to pronounce talking


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the above transcription of talking 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.

talking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… Today in one of your interviews you were talking about how clearly the film has had …”

meanings of talking


  1. The action of the verb talk.


  1. Present participle of talk.

talking frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word talking occurs in english on average 180.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with talking


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