how to pronounce borscht


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the above transcription of borscht 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.

borscht is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… beet and cherry borscht in the book and …”

meanings of borscht


  1. Any similar sour soup made of other ingredients such as sorrel, cabbage, hogweed.
  2. A beetroot soup that can be served hot or cold, usually with sour cream.

borscht frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word borscht occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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