how to pronounce судья


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the above transcription of судья 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.

судья is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… критик я же не судья который пишет …”

meanings of судья


  1. Judge.
  2. Arbitrator, referee, umpire.

судья frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word судья occurs in russian on average 14.8 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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