how to pronounce балда


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the above transcription of балда 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.

балда is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… великого ибрагим да не балда потом и к …”

meanings of балда


  1. Blockhead, dolt, dunderhead.
  2. Sledgehammer.

балда frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word балда occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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