how to pronounce болезнь


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the above transcription of болезнь 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.

болезнь is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ульяна призывают преодолеть болезнь и …”

meanings of болезнь


  1. Sickness, illness.
  2. Disease.
  3. Disorder.

болезнь frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word болезнь occurs in russian on average 26.1 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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