how to pronounce колбаса


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the above transcription of колбаса 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.

колбаса is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… это же никак не колбаса или не …”

meanings of колбаса


  1. Sausage.

колбаса frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word колбаса occurs in russian on average 3.1 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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