how to pronounce русь


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the above transcription of русь 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.

русь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… на юге находится малая русь и граничащая …”

meanings of русь


  1. Russia.
  2. Name of a St. Petersburg daily newspaper published from 1903 to 1908.
  3. Rus.
  4. An umbrella term for the territory of modern Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, inhabited by the East Slavic Christian Orthodox people. Used until the 20th century.
  5. Kievan Rus.
  6. Name of a special forces unit of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs (formed 1994).


  1. Rus (people of Kievan Rus).

русь frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word русь occurs in russian on average 8.4 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.

words that rhyme with русь


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