how to pronounce заря


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the above transcription of заря 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.

заря is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ну вот как ни заря 1 люба блок разглядел …”

meanings of заря


  1. Dusk, nightfall.
  2. Tattoo, retreat.
  3. Outset, start.
  4. Dawn, daybreak.
  5. Reveille.

заря frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word заря occurs in russian on average 4.4 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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