how to pronounce кость


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the above transcription of кость 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.

кость is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… мозг и вот это кость кота это внутри она …”

meanings of кость


  1. Bone.
  2. Die.

кость frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кость occurs in russian on average 4.4 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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