how to pronounce предок


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the above transcription of предок 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.

предок is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… всеобщей универсальный предок и мы не …”

meanings of предок


  1. Forefather, ancestor.
  2. Parent.

предок frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word предок occurs in russian on average 0.6 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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