how to pronounce папа


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the above transcription of папа 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.

папа is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… своему отцу чикаго и сказал папа у меня …”

meanings of папа


  1. Bread, especially white bread.
  2. Dad, daddy.
  3. Food.
  4. Male socket.
  5. Pope.

папа frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word папа occurs in russian on average 76.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

words that rhyme with папа


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