how to pronounce комиссар


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the above transcription of комиссар 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.

комиссар is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… на место их называли комиссар это и …”

meanings of комиссар


  1. Commissar, head of a commissariat (комиссариат).
  2. Commissioner.

комиссар frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word комиссар occurs in russian on average 2.1 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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