how to pronounce земля


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the above transcription of земля 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.

земля is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… везде грязь везде земля так что мог …”

meanings of земля


  1. Ground, soil.
  2. State (of Germany).
  3. Country.
  4. Land.
  5. Earth.


  1. Earth.

земля frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word земля occurs in russian on average 44 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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