how to pronounce завал


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the above transcription of завал 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.

завал is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… cms у комедия но это прям завал я думаю …”

meanings of завал


  1. Obstruction, blockage, abatis.
  2. Backlog (an accumulation of unfinished work).
  3. Steep slope.

завал frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word завал occurs in russian on average 2.6 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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