how to pronounce детектив


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the above transcription of детектив 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.

детектив frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word детектив occurs in russian on average 8.1 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.

детектив is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… задашь как сказать как детектив как …”

meanings of детектив


  1. Detective.
  2. Detective story (book or film), whodunit.

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