how to pronounce дробь


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the above transcription of дробь 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.

дробь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… 10 вид у если бы не нашел дробь я бы …”

meanings of дробь


  1. Small-shot, pellets, shot.
  2. Fraction, broken number.
  3. Drum roll.
  4. Slash.

дробь frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word дробь occurs in russian on average 2.6 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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