how to pronounce лопата


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the above transcription of лопата 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.

лопата is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… жена мария лопата очень яркая деятельная …”

meanings of лопата


  1. Electric guitar.
  2. Spade, shovel.
  3. Punchline.

лопата frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лопата 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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