how to pronounce лох


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the above transcription of лох 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.

лох is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… доченьки лох-несс самурай …”

meanings of лох


  1. Stiff, simpleton, dummy; bogan, chav, redneck.
  2. Male Atlantic salmon.
  3. Oleaster, silverberry.
  4. Loser.
  5. Sucker, mark, someone who is easy to swindle or con.

лох frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лох occurs in russian on average 2 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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