how to pronounce tongues


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the above transcription of tongues 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.

tongues is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of tongues


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video examples of tongues pronunciation

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

“… lifted the tongues like instruct the …”

meanings of tongues


  1. Plural of tongue.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tongue.

tongues frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word tongues occurs in english on average 5.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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