how to pronounce walking


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the above transcription of walking 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.

walking is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… he had to return walking normally with the bull but the dog got away …”

meanings of walking


  1. Characterized by or suitable for walking.
  2. Incarnate as a human; living.
  3. Able to walk in spite of injury or sickness.


  1. Present participle of walk.


  1. Gerund of walk.

walking frequency in english - A2 level of CEFR

the word walking occurs in english on average 113.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with walking


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