how to pronounce гвоздь


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the above transcription of гвоздь 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.

гвоздь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… видеть дело в том что тот гвоздь на …”

meanings of гвоздь


  1. Nail, tack, peg (construction).

гвоздь frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word гвоздь occurs in russian on average 2.6 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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