how to pronounce баран


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the above transcription of баран 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.

баран is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… комбинировать упертый баран больше не …”

meanings of баран


  1. Mule; namely someone who is very stubborn and foolish.
  2. Ram (male domestic sheep).
  3. Sheep (an animal from the Ovis genus).

баран frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word баран occurs in russian on average 2.3 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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