how to pronounce крест


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the above transcription of крест 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.

крест is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… большие деньги на крест и классических …”

meanings of крест


  1. Cross.
  2. Thief.

крест frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word крест occurs in russian on average 24.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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