how to pronounce тем


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the above transcription of тем 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.

тем is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… они хорошо сказали, что бы вы сделали с тем, что вы сказали бы об Украине …”

meanings of тем


  1. Instrumental masculine/neuter singular.
  2. Dative plural.


  1. Genitive plural of тьма (tʹma).
  2. Genitive plural of те́ма (téma).

тем frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word тем occurs in russian on average 799.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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