how to pronounce наган


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the above transcription of наган 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.

наган is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… потом неподалеку от озера наган культ 1 …”

meanings of наган


  1. A Nagant M1895 revolver (a seven-shot, gas-seal revolver designed and produced by Belgian industrialist Léon Nagant for the Russian Empire.).

наган frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word наган occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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