how to pronounce соловей


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the above transcription of соловей 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.

соловей is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… а политолог валерий соловей уже изучил …”

meanings of соловей


  1. Nightingale.

соловей frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word соловей occurs in russian on average 1.8 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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