how to pronounce тост


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the above transcription of тост 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.

тост is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… произнести тост за объединение научной …”

meanings of тост


  1. Toast (toasted bread).
  2. Toast (salutation while drinking alcohol).

тост frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word тост occurs in russian on average 4.3 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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