how to pronounce смена


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the above transcription of смена 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.

смена is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… пришла не такая простая смена модулей и …”

meanings of смена


  1. Supersession.
  2. Shift.
  3. Relief.
  4. Change, replacement.
  5. Successors.

смена frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word смена occurs in russian on average 13.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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