how to pronounce сирень


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the above transcription of сирень 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.

сирень is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… бьется сирень кирш бобов благодаря …”

meanings of сирень


  1. Lilac.

сирень frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word сирень occurs in russian on average 2.9 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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