how to pronounce канун


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the above transcription of канун 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.

канун is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… это случилось канун рождества …”

meanings of канун


  1. Eve.

канун frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word канун occurs in russian on average 8.5 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.

words that rhyme with канун


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