how to pronounce блин


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the above transcription of блин 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.

блин is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… так классно как там блин я не знаю у …”

meanings of блин


  1. Disc, plate (any flat, round object).
  2. CD.
  3. Pancake, crepe, blini (thin batter cake).
  4. Weight plate.


  1. Dammit!, darn!, shoot! (expression of any strong emotion).

блин frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word блин occurs in russian on average 34.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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