how to pronounce жар


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the above transcription of жар 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.

жар is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… это я поняла жар наташа пишет она не …”

meanings of жар


  1. Fever, high temperature.
  2. Embers.
  3. Ardour.
  4. Heat.

жар frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word жар occurs in russian on average 3.8 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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