how to pronounce мина


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the above transcription of мина 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.

мина is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… так вот скажу почему выражая вижу мина в …”

meanings of мина


  1. A grimace, a face (a facial expression—often an unhappy or unpleasant one).
  2. Mine (underground tunnel packed with explosives).
  3. Torpedo.
  4. Mine (exploding device).
  5. Mortar round.

мина frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word мина occurs in russian on average 0.9 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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