how to pronounce тонкость


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the above transcription of тонкость 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.

тонкость is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… университете но тут есть тонкость только …”

meanings of тонкость


  1. Delicacy, finesse.
  2. Slenderness, slimness.
  3. Thinness, fineness.
  4. Fine point, nicety, subtlety.
  5. Subtlety, finesse, fineness.

тонкость frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word тонкость 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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