how to pronounce криминал


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the above transcription of криминал 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.

криминал is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… какие-то там эти криминал криминал …”

meanings of криминал


  1. Crime, criminal case.

криминал frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word криминал occurs in russian on average 1.9 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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