how to pronounce тишина


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the above transcription of тишина 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.

тишина is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… царила тишина ведь когда-то вселенная …”

meanings of тишина


  1. Silence, quietness, hush (the lack of any sound).

тишина frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word тишина occurs in russian on average 16.8 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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