how to pronounce герой


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the above transcription of герой 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.

герой is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… быть но например это герой свой да то …”

meanings of герой


  1. Character.
  2. Hero.

герой frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word герой occurs in russian on average 31.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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