how to pronounce нос


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the above transcription of нос 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.

нос is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… лидера как долго него нос я сам долго …”

meanings of нос


  1. Lip (for pouring).
  2. Forepart, point.
  3. Horn (of an anvil).
  4. Nose.
  5. Headland, promontory, point (geology).
  6. Bow, prow (boats).

нос frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word нос occurs in russian on average 38 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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