how to pronounce волна


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the above transcription of волна 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.

волна is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… пойдет обратная волна когда …”

meanings of волна


  1. Wool of sheep or goats.
  2. Wave.
  3. Wavelength.

волна frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word волна occurs in russian on average 18.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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