how to pronounce маяк


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the above transcription of маяк 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.

маяк is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… приложения маяк краткая справка маяк это …”

meanings of маяк


  1. Used as the call sign for some Soyuz missions: Soyuz T-3, Soyuz T-10 & Soyuz T-15.
  2. Lighthouse.
  3. Beacon.


  1. Mayak, the name of a nuclear waste reprocessing plant in Russia.
  2. Mayak, the name of government radio broadcasting company in Russia.

маяк frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word маяк occurs in russian on average 8.2 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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