how to pronounce велосипед


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the above transcription of велосипед 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.

велосипед is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… ну я не изобретаю велосипед и стараюсь …”

meanings of велосипед


  1. Bicycle, bike.

велосипед frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word велосипед occurs in russian on average 9.4 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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