how to pronounce ноль


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the above transcription of ноль 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.

ноль is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… транс-жиров практически ноль возможно но …”

meanings of ноль


  1. Nothing, naught.
  2. Zero (0).
  3. Cipher, nobody, nonentity, a paltry person.
  4. Precisely, exactly (time).
  5. Nil, nothing.

ноль frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word ноль occurs in russian on average 8.9 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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