how to pronounce бедный


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the above transcription of бедный 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.

бедный is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… вот представьте сидит бедный ютюбе с …”

meanings of бедный


  1. Poor (having little of a desirable thing).
  2. Poor (having no possessions or money).


  1. Poor person.

бедный frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word бедный occurs in russian on average 9.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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