how to pronounce перевал


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the above transcription of перевал 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.

перевал is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… легко забирался на перевал и крымского …”

meanings of перевал


  1. Crossing, passing.
  2. Mountain pass.

перевал frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word перевал occurs in russian on average 1.7 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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