how to pronounce капитан


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the above transcription of капитан 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.

капитан is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… планировать наступает капитан вас …”

meanings of капитан


  1. Captain, commander, master, skipper, team leader.
  2. Captain.

капитан frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word капитан occurs in russian on average 17.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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