how to pronounce волчок


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the above transcription of волчок 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.

волчок is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… за свои работы фильмах волчок к пока …”

meanings of волчок


  1. Water sprout, epicormic shoot.
  2. Little wolf, wolf cub: diminutive of волк (volk).
  3. Spinning top (a toy, inanimate).
  4. Peephole in a prison cell door.
  5. Little bittern (a bird, animate).

волчок frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word волчок occurs in russian on average 1.2 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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