how to pronounce жук


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the above transcription of жук 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.

жук is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… мертвое тело я играю это жук муравья …”

meanings of жук


  1. Beetle.
  2. Rogue, crook.

жук frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word жук occurs in russian on average 2.5 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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