how to pronounce линия


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the above transcription of линия 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.

линия is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… проводимая трампом линия америка прежде …”

meanings of линия


  1. Line (old Russian unit of length equal to 1/10 of an inch, or 2.54 mm).
  2. Type of street or one side of a street.
  3. Line (path through two or more points, or figuratively).
  4. A building housing a row of adjacent trading stalls; a cloth hall.

линия frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word линия occurs in russian on average 20.8 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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