how to pronounce кенгуру


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the above transcription of кенгуру 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.

кенгуру is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… сайгаков за бортом троек там кенгуру там …”

meanings of кенгуру


  1. Kangaroo (mammal).

кенгуру frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кенгуру occurs in russian on average 2.9 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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