how to pronounce сарафан


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the above transcription of сарафан 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.

сарафан is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… уже стал работать какая-то сарафан калле …”

meanings of сарафан


  1. Sarafan (a traditional long, trapeze-shaped Russian pinafore worn by women and girls).

сарафан frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word сарафан occurs in russian on average 3.5 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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