how to pronounce жилет


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the above transcription of жилет 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.

жилет is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… без металла без жилет без таганка без от …”

meanings of жилет


  1. Vest, waistcoat.

жилет frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word жилет occurs in russian on average 3 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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