how to pronounce вольный


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the above transcription of вольный 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.

вольный is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… генетический образ жизни вольный досок и …”

meanings of вольный


  1. Familiar, impudent.
  2. Free.
  3. Free-style.
  4. Free, available, at liberty (to do something; + infinitive).
  5. Unrestricted.


  1. Free man.

вольный frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word вольный occurs in russian on average 2.1 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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