how to pronounce сарай


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the above transcription of сарай 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.

сарай is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… гостей и снесли очередной сарай и нашли …”

meanings of сарай


  1. Shed, storage building (small wooden construction).
  2. Palace.
  3. Uncomfortable, untidy room, pigsty.

сарай frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word сарай occurs in russian on average 2.7 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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