how to pronounce wailing

/ˈwɛɪlɪŋ/

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wailing is pronounced in two syllables

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wɛɪlɪŋ

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

“… to understand that the wailing noises …”

meanings of wailing

noun:

  1. A loud drawn out scream or howl.

verb:

  1. Present participle of wail.

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