how to pronounce бак


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the above transcription of бак 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.

бак is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… получая каждый бак 10 процентов хочешь …”

meanings of бак


  1. Forecastle.
  2. Sideburn.
  3. Container, receptacle (for liquids).
  4. Tank.
  5. Boiler.

бак frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word бак occurs in russian on average 3.2 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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