how to pronounce дума


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the above transcription of дума 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.

дума is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… свобода слова дума все разговаривают …”

meanings of дума


  1. Thought, meditation.
  2. Duma (Russian legislature).

дума frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word дума occurs in russian on average 2.7 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.

words that rhyme with дума


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