how to pronounce капкан


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the above transcription of капкан 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.

капкан is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… а или это капкан типа у меня сейчас тут …”

meanings of капкан


  1. Trap, bear trap, leg trap (device designed to catch or kill animals).

капкан frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word капкан 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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