how to pronounce город


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the above transcription of город 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.

город is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… города усть-кут в город киренск далеко в …”

meanings of город


  1. City, town.
  2. Downtown.

город frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word город occurs in russian on average 175.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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