how to pronounce дед


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the above transcription of дед 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.

дед is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… Генрих первый Генрих второй дед, когда его высмеивают как …”

meanings of дед


  1. Soldier who is approaching demobilization.
  2. Forefathers.
  3. Grandfather.
  4. Old man.

дед frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word дед occurs in russian on average 34.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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