how to pronounce yuri


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the above transcription of yuri 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.

yuri is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… smoke cigars and Yuri gift it to me …”

meanings of yuri


  1. A Japanese female given name from Japanese (A transliteration of the Japanese female given name ゆり or ゆうり.).
  2. A Russian male given name from Russian (A transliteration of the Russian male given name Ю́рий (Júrij).).


  1. A narrative or visual work featuring a romance or sexual relationship between two or more females.

yuri frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word yuri occurs in english on average 1.2 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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