how to pronounce око


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the above transcription of око 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.

око is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 2 око мира эти державы были в сложных …”

meanings of око


  1. Eye (used in proverbs and expressions).

око frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word око occurs in russian on average 3.6 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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