how to pronounce погост


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the above transcription of погост 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.

погост is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… стоило или на погост всех машинка мобиль …”

meanings of погост


  1. Coaching inn for princes and important church officials.
  2. Former administrative-territorial unit in Russia, up through the 18th century, consisting of several villages.
  3. Village church located away from the settlement, with a graveyard, its own land and a house for the clergy.
  4. Rural cemetery.
  5. Large village in the center of such an administrative-territorial unit.

погост frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word погост 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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