how to pronounce бур


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the above transcription of бур 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.

бур is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… потому что бур котовского перед …”

meanings of бур


  1. Boer (white South African person of Dutch, or by extension other non-Anglo-Saxon, descent).
  2. Bore, drill, auger.

бур frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word бур occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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