how to pronounce полис


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the above transcription of полис 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.

полис is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… нажимаете кнопку и полис через несколько …”

meanings of полис


  1. Policy.
  2. Police.
  3. Polis (a Greek city-state).

полис frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word полис 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.

words that rhyme with полис


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