how to pronounce брак


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the above transcription of брак 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.

брак is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… это первый ваш брак особенно то нужно …”

meanings of брак


  1. Flaw, defect.
  2. Defective goods, waste, spoilage, rejects.
  3. Marriage, matrimony.

брак frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word брак occurs in russian on average 23 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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