how to pronounce мама


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the above transcription of мама 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.

мама is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… делали в детстве мама привет я не знаю …”

meanings of мама


  1. Mama, mummy, mommy, mum, mom (mother).
  2. Motherboard.
  3. Female socket.

мама frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word мама occurs in russian on average 198.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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