how to pronounce лицо


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the above transcription of лицо 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.

лицо is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… это то что ты хотела на лицо и не совсем …”

meanings of лицо


  1. Person, individual, individuality.
  2. Front.
  3. Person.
  4. Face.
  5. Countenance.

лицо frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word лицо occurs in russian on average 106.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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