how to pronounce игра


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the above transcription of игра 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.

игра is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… во первых то что игра и еда становится …”

meanings of игра


  1. "Repeated, incompletely functional behavior differing from more serious versions ..., and initiated voluntarily when ... in a low-stress setting.".
  2. An individual's performance in a sport or game.
  3. Acting, performance.
  4. Playing (a musical instrument).
  5. Activity for amusement only, especially among the young.
  6. (action): play in the following senses:.
  7. Game.
  8. A sport which is played (also спортивная игра).
  9. Similar activity, in young animals, as they explore their environment and learn new skills.
  10. Role-playing (also ролевая игра).

игра frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word игра occurs in russian on average 81.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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