how to pronounce идея


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the above transcription of идея 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.

идея is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… конкурс у меня вот идея плавала но я там …”

meanings of идея


  1. Idea, thought, notion.

идея frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word идея occurs in russian on average 140.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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