how to pronounce пьяный


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the above transcription of пьяный 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.

пьяный is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… и где я могу трезвый пьяный ползти на …”

meanings of пьяный


  1. Drunk.


  1. Drunk person, drunk, drunkard.

пьяный frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пьяный occurs in russian on average 3.8 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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