how to pronounce день


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the above transcription of день 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.

день is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… филин не больше раза в день и мы в этом …”

meanings of день


  1. Afternoon, early evening.
  2. Day, daytime.


  1. Second-person singular imperative perfective of деть (detʹ).

день frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word день occurs in russian on average 951.6 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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