how to pronounce война


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the above transcription of война 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.

война is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… оружия у нескольких стран война уже не …”

meanings of война


  1. War, warfare.

война frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word война occurs in russian on average 42.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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