how to pronounce сестра


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the above transcription of сестра 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.

сестра is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… будет следить моя сестра я на просто …”

meanings of сестра


  1. Sister.

сестра frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word сестра occurs in russian on average 31.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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