how to pronounce жулик


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the above transcription of жулик 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.

жулик is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… кафе предыдущий мэр жулик выгнал нас на …”

meanings of жулик


  1. Cheat, cardsharp.
  2. Petty thief, pilferer, filcher, swindler.

жулик frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word жулик occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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