how to pronounce свет


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the above transcription of свет 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.

свет is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… очень много а не свет но там например у …”

meanings of свет


  1. Lights, lighting.
  2. Day.
  3. World, earth, universe.
  4. Radiance.
  5. Society, people, aristocracy.
  6. Light.
  7. Power, electricity.

свет frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word свет occurs in russian on average 125.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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