how to pronounce петух


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the above transcription of петух 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.

петух is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… тот то петух плакал вместо своей …”

meanings of петух


  1. Rooster, cock.
  2. Impulsive, aggressive person or group.
  3. Punk, bitch (a passive homosexual male, or a man forced into a homosexual relationship, especially in prison).

петух frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word петух occurs in russian on average 4.4 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.

words that rhyme with петух


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