how to pronounce отца


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the above transcription of отца 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.

отца is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… вот тем не менее отца любил дом сын клон …”

meanings of отца


  1. Genitive/accusative singular of оте́ц (otéc).

отца frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word отца occurs in russian on average 53.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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