how to pronounce род


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the above transcription of род 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.

род is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… свою семью за свой род и зато движение …”

meanings of род


  1. Genus.
  2. Gender, class.
  3. Sort, kind, genre, style, branch.
  4. Generation, birth, origin, stock, family, race.

род frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word род occurs in russian on average 13.3 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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