how to pronounce рай


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the above transcription of рай 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.

рай is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… флорида курортный рай для пожилых …”

meanings of рай


  1. Paradise, heaven.

рай frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word рай occurs in russian on average 18.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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