how to pronounce темнота


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темнота is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… нет туалет и полная темнота вообще …”

meanings of темнота


  1. Ignorance, backwardness.
  2. Dark, darkness (a complete or (more often) partial absence of light).
  3. Obscurity.

темнота frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word темнота occurs in russian on average 4.5 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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