how to pronounce десант


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the above transcription of десант 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.

десант is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… десанта десант может вести огонь через …”

meanings of десант


  1. Landing (of troops).
  2. Troops landed, landing party.

десант frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word десант occurs in russian on average 2 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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