how to pronounce курок


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the above transcription of курок 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.

курок is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… приходилось хоть раз на курок нажимать …”

meanings of курок


  1. Trigger (a finger-operated lever used to fire a gun).
  2. Cock, cocking piece (hammer of a firearm trigger mechanism).

курок frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word курок occurs in russian on average 1 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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