how to pronounce банан


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the above transcription of банан 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.

банан is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… прямо как короткий банан и пошли она …”

meanings of банан


  1. Joint of marijuana.
  2. Banana (tree or fruit).

банан frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word банан occurs in russian on average 3.6 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.

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