how to pronounce зелень


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of зелень 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.

зелень is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of зелень

example pitch curve for pronunciation of зелень


test your pronunciation of зелень

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of зелень

video examples of зелень pronunciation

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

“… заливное добавляют овощи и зелень но это …”

meanings of зелень


  1. Greens; vegetables, edible grass (i. e. dill, parsley, etc.).
  2. Verdure (greenness, vegetation).
  3. Dollars, greenbacks.

зелень frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word зелень occurs in russian on average 27 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

Did this page help you?