how to pronounce ирис


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the above transcription of ирис 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.

ирис is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… желтенькая упаковка ирис шоколадным …”

meanings of ирис


  1. Iris of the eye.
  2. Toffee, fudge (candy).
  3. Iris (flower).

ирис frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word ирис occurs in russian on average 7.1 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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