how to pronounce дело


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the above transcription of дело 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.

дело is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… верну товар не совсем дело в том что эти …”

meanings of дело


  1. Work, business.
  2. Cause.
  3. Deed, act, action.
  4. In expressions.
  5. Case, investigation.
  6. File, dossier.
  7. Art, science.
  8. Affair, matter, concern.


  1. Neuter singular past indicative perfective of деть (detʹ).

дело frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word дело occurs in russian on average 383.2 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.

words that rhyme with дело


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