how to pronounce метро


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the above transcription of метро 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.

метро is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… я ехал в метро и смотрел на людей вокруг …”

meanings of метро


  1. Subway, underground.

метро frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word метро occurs in russian on average 48.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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