how to pronounce иерей


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the above transcription of иерей 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.

иерей is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of иерей


  1. Priest of the second rank in the Orthodox church.

иерей frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word иерей occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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