how to pronounce мука


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the above transcription of мука 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.

мука is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… они нам не нужны мука обычную мука мука …”

meanings of мука


  1. Pain, anguish, torment, suffering, torture.
  2. Harassment.
  3. Flour, fine meal.
  4. Ordeal.

мука frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word мука occurs in russian on average 19.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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