how to pronounce голова


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the above transcription of голова 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.

голова is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… да но у него голова эшер давленную там и …”

meanings of голова


  1. Head.
  2. Head; chief; master.
  3. Mind; brains.

голова frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word голова occurs in russian on average 56.3 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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