how to pronounce скиф


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the above transcription of скиф 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.

скиф is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… но возможно скиф был намеренно затоплен …”

meanings of скиф


  1. Wild, rough man.
  2. Scythian (an inhabitant of Scythia).
  3. Skiff (boat).

скиф frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word скиф occurs in russian on average 1.1 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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