how to pronounce жуть


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the above transcription of жуть 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.

жуть is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… выпить после вайнштейн жуть я занималась …”

meanings of жуть


  1. Dismay, dread, horror.

жуть frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word жуть occurs in russian on average 8.7 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.

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