how to pronounce булавка


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the above transcription of булавка 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.

булавка is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… тогда как ну ему палец булавка у него …”

meanings of булавка


  1. Pin.

булавка frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word булавка occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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