how to pronounce старик


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the above transcription of старик 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.

старик is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… силы rabiz няет что ее старик совсем …”

meanings of старик


  1. Old-timer, that man who has worked or served somewhere more than his younger colleagues.
  2. Old man.
  3. Elderly husband for a wife.
  4. Father, foozle.
  5. Chap.

старик frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word старик occurs in russian on average 13.4 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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