how to pronounce жалость


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the above transcription of жалость 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.

жалость is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… когда жалость это не очень большая …”

meanings of жалость


  1. Compassion.
  2. Pity.

жалость frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word жалость occurs in russian on average 4.7 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 жалость


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