how to pronounce охота


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the above transcription of охота 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.

охота is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… и и мне охота ни под каким соусом гулять …”

meanings of охота


  1. Chase.
  2. Hunt, hunting.
  3. Shooting, game shooting, fowling.
  4. Wish, inclination, desire.


  1. What something; what do/does...see in something; what do/does...get out of something.

охота frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word охота occurs in russian on average 12.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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