how to pronounce тембр


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the above transcription of тембр 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.

тембр is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… но она поет класс мне и тембр голоса …”

meanings of тембр


  1. Timbre (quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume).

тембр frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word тембр occurs in russian on average 1.5 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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