how to pronounce кефир


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the above transcription of кефир 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.

кефир is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… один кефир диэтиловый это бесцветное …”

meanings of кефир


  1. Kefir (a yogurt-like beverage made from fermented cows' milk).

кефир frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word кефир occurs in russian on average 5.8 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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