how to pronounce глава


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the above transcription of глава 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.

глава is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… так на днях экс-глава fair с алан …”

meanings of глава


  1. Cupola, dome.
  2. Chief (on a shield).
  3. Chapter, section (of a book).
  4. Head, chief (title).
  5. Head, top, summit.

глава frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word глава occurs in russian on average 68.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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