The most common words
ending in ing

Word Families Index

The most common words ending in ing :

Word families are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern. They have some of the same combinations of letters in them and a similar sound.

For example : at, cat, hat, and fat are a family of words with the at sound and letter combination in common.

The 37 most common word families in English (according to Wylie and Durrell) are : ack, ain, ake, ale, all, ame, an, ank, ap, ash, at, ate, aw ay, eat, ell, est, ice, ick, ide, ight, ill, in, ine, ing, ink, ip, it, ock, oke, op, ore, ot, uck ,ug, ump, unk.

The following is a list of the most common words in English ending in

  1. bring

  2. cling

  3. fling

  4. king

  5. ping

  6. ring

  7. sing

  8. sling

  9. spring

  10. sting

  11. string

  12. swing

  13. thing

  14. wing

  15. zing

Word Families Index

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