how to pronounce окраина


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окраина is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… дикий человек какой-то окраина европы с …”

meanings of окраина


  1. Outskirts (the edges or areas around a city or town).
  2. Fringe, margin.
  3. Periphery.

окраина frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word окраина occurs in russian on average 0.4 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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