how to pronounce страх


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the above transcription of страх 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.

страх is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… опять же весь этот страх возможно навеян …”

meanings of страх


  1. Risk, peril.
  2. Fear.


  1. Awfully.

страх frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word страх occurs in russian on average 48.7 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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