how to pronounce рыжий


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the above transcription of рыжий 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.

рыжий is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… багрянцем на рыжий золотой обожжены …”

meanings of рыжий


  1. Red, sorrel.
  2. Red, ginger.
  3. Red-haired, red-headed, ginger.


  1. Circus clown.

рыжий frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word рыжий occurs in russian on average 5.4 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.

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