how to pronounce старина


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the above transcription of старина 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.

старина is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… структура это практически старина ну …”

meanings of старина


  1. Olden time, olden days, antiquity.
  2. Old man, old boy, old chap, old fellow.
  3. Antiquities, antique.

старина frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word старина occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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