how to pronounce ива


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the above transcription of ива 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.

ива is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… от той же компании сент-ива ртс а также …”

meanings of ива


  1. Willow.

ива frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ива occurs in russian on average 1.7 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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