how to pronounce погон


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the above transcription of погон 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.

погон is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… зафиксированы вот как по погон яда что …”

meanings of погон


  1. Shoulder strap, shoulder board, shoulder mark (military insignia).
  2. Turret ring (погон башни).

погон frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word погон occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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