how to pronounce семья


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of семья 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.

семья is pronounced in two syllables

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

example pitch curve for pronunciation of семья


test your pronunciation of семья

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

video examples of семья pronunciation

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

“… этом помогла моя семья я как бы читать …”

meanings of семья


  1. Family.

семья frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word семья occurs in russian on average 69.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

Did this page help you?