how to pronounce балаган


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the above transcription of балаган 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.

балаган is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… есть а не балаган и цирковые в сладкой …”

meanings of балаган


  1. Booth, show-booth.
  2. Show; farce; low farce; buffoonery.

балаган frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word балаган occurs in russian on average 0.9 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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