how to pronounce качели


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the above transcription of качели 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.

качели is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… их на качели у нас давай сюда заезжать …”

meanings of качели


  1. Swing (hanging seat).
  2. Seesaw.

качели frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word качели occurs in russian on average 3.3 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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