how to pronounce слой


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the above transcription of слой 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.

слой is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… хотя бы 3 слой за свои лапы войну займ …”

meanings of слой


  1. Stratum.
  2. Coat, coating (of paint, etc.).
  3. Layer.

слой frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word слой occurs in russian on average 48.3 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.

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