how to pronounce кнут


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the above transcription of кнут 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.

кнут is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ехал вот он подъезжал под кнут как бы …”

meanings of кнут


  1. Whip, knout, scourge.

кнут frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кнут occurs in russian on average 1.6 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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