how to pronounce лом


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the above transcription of лом 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.

лом is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… человека которые лом проглотил зато …”

meanings of лом


  1. Crowbar.
  2. Scrap, waste.

лом frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лом occurs in russian on average 1.5 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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