how to pronounce водолей


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the above transcription of водолей 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.

водолей is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ш-ш и от музыку делать водолей на первом …”

meanings of водолей


  1. Aquarius (a constellation of the zodiac in the shape of a water carrier).
  2. Aquarius (the zodiac sign for the water carrier, covering January 20-February 18).


  1. Aquarius (someone with a Aquarius star sign).
  2. Someone who pours water, water pourer.

водолей frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word водолей occurs in russian on average 4.3 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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