how to pronounce гриф


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the above transcription of гриф 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.

гриф is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… дальше я плавно опускаю гриф ко лбу и …”

meanings of гриф


  1. Signature stamp.
  2. Vulture (bird).
  3. Griffin, gryphon.
  4. Fingerboard, neck (the extension of any stringed instrument on which a fingerboard is mounted).

гриф frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word гриф occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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