how to pronounce кран


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the above transcription of кран 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.

кран is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… сказать показать ему на этот кран гай …”

meanings of кран


  1. Valve (a ball valve, a plug valve, or similar rotating device controlling flow through a pipe).
  2. Crane (machinery).
  3. Faucet, tap, spigot.

кран frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кран occurs in russian on average 3.6 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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