how to pronounce сон


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the above transcription of сон 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.

сон is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… глубокий и спокойный сон во время …”

meanings of сон


  1. Dream (imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping).
  2. Sleep.

сон frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word сон occurs in russian on average 46.3 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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