how to pronounce балка


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the above transcription of балка 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.

балка is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… миллиона лет там богатыри синяя балка и …”

meanings of балка


  1. Beam, girder, bar, baulk.
  2. Gully, (narrow) gorge.

балка frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word балка occurs in russian on average 1 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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