how to pronounce абажур


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the above transcription of абажур 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.

абажур is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of абажур in a speech by a native speaker of standard russian:

“… сгибать и абажур можно поворачивать под …”

meanings of абажур


  1. Head.
  2. Lampshade.
  3. A visor, worn on the forehead to protect one's eyes from the sun.
  4. Order, norm (pun on ажу́р (ažúr)).

абажур frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word абажур occurs in russian on average 1.4 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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