how to pronounce курган


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the above transcription of курган 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.

курган is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… остальном пенза тоже курган вот это …”

meanings of курган


  1. Kurgan (a city, the administrative center of Kurgan Oblast in Siberia, Russia); originally called Tsaryovo Gorodishche (1662-1782).


  1. Kurgan.

курган frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word курган occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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