how to pronounce свеча


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of свеча 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.

свеча is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of свеча

example pitch curve for pronunciation of свеча


test your pronunciation of свеча

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of свеча

video examples of свеча pronunciation

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

“… загорелую не в свеча горела вы стали что …”

meanings of свеча


  1. Suppository.
  2. Spark plug / sparking plug.
  3. Candle (a light source, usually of wax).
  4. Candela (unit of luminous intensity).

свеча frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word свеча occurs in russian on average 4.3 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.

Did this page help you?