Where is the stress placed in the word commenting? Is it on the first or the second syllable? How do you pronounce it?
It's stressed on the first syllable. A similar looking word is "commencing", which is stressed on the second syllable.
The stress is on the first syllable, as both descriptive and prescriptive linguists would agree.
I'm not a native English speaker, but I think the stress should be on the "m"(which I feel is read more comfortable): [kə'menting].
protected by tchrist♦ May 24 '16 at 3:13
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