how to pronounce каравай


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the above transcription of каравай 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.

каравай is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… 30 каравай 17 садятся за стол …”

meanings of каравай


  1. Korovai (large, single-piece round or rectangular loaf of bread, elaborately decorated and served at a wedding).

каравай frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word каравай occurs in russian on average 1.1 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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