how to pronounce альтернатива


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of альтернатива 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.

альтернатива is pronounced in five syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of альтернатива

example pitch curve for pronunciation of альтернатива


test your pronunciation of альтернатива

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of альтернатива

video examples of альтернатива pronunciation

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

“… быть как как как альтернатива вот мария …”

meanings of альтернатива


  1. Alternative (a situation which allows a choice between two or more possibilities).

альтернатива frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word альтернатива occurs in russian on average 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.

Did this page help you?