how to pronounce прах


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the above transcription of прах 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.

прах is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… развеять прах мужчин отводами ганга на …”

meanings of прах


  1. Dust, earth.
  2. Ashes, remains.

прах frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word прах occurs in russian on average 7.3 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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