how to pronounce глухой


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the above transcription of глухой 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.

глухой is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… другим пусть маска будет глухой и …”

meanings of глухой


  1. Unvoiced, voiceless (consonant).
  2. Dead-end.
  3. Out-of-the-way, remote, god-forsaken (place).
  4. Deaf.
  5. Overgrown, wild (forest).
  6. Dull, vague, muffled (sound).


  1. The deaf.
  2. Deaf person.

глухой frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word глухой occurs in russian on average 4.1 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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