talking

talking

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English

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /tɔːkɪŋ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /tɔkɪŋ/
  • (cotcaught merger, Canada) IPA(key): /tɑkɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːkɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: talk‧ing

Etymology 1

From Middle English talkynge, equivalent to talk +‎ -ing.

Noun

talking (countable and uncountable, plural talkings)

  1. The action of the verb talk.
    • Anthony Trollope, Can You Forgive Her?
      He did not himself care for the loose little talkings, half flat and half sharp, of men when they meet together in idleness.

Etymology 2

From Middle English talkyng, talkynge, equivalent to talk +‎ -ing.

Verb

talking

  1. present participle of talk
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