how to pronounce гармошка


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the above transcription of гармошка 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.

гармошка is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… часовая пружина гармошка движется …”

meanings of гармошка


  1. Garmon, diminutive of гармо́нь (garmónʹ) (a Russian accordion).
  2. Bendy bus.
  3. Anything that resembles a bellows, e.g. some types of sliding doors.

гармошка frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word гармошка occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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