how to pronounce дура


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the above transcription of дура 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.

дура is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… но она не дура она нас придумала …”

meanings of дура


  1. Imbecile, fool, simpleton, idiot (stupid woman with poor judgment).

дура frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word дура occurs in russian on average 8.2 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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