how to pronounce роль


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the above transcription of роль 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.

роль is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… просто играла свою роль все эти …”

meanings of роль


  1. Role, part.
  2. Roll (of paper).

роль frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word роль occurs in russian on average 106 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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