how to pronounce клапан


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the above transcription of клапан 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.

клапан is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… русам за некий клапан закрыл теперь …”

meanings of клапан


  1. Flap (of clothes).
  2. Valve.
  3. Vent, stop (of a musical instrument).

клапан frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word клапан occurs in russian on average 4.5 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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