how to pronounce закат


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the above transcription of закат 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.

закат is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… и тут же быстро закат при этом на этом …”

meanings of закат


  1. East.
  2. Decline.
  3. Sunset.

закат frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word закат occurs in russian on average 6.4 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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