how to pronounce пень


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the above transcription of пень 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.

пень is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… родился он в пень недалеко от пензы в …”

meanings of пень


  1. Blockhead.
  2. Pentium processor.
  3. Stump, stub.

пень frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пень occurs in russian on average 1.9 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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