how to pronounce тройка


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the above transcription of тройка 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.

тройка is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… конечно и сегодня я тройка и не наши …”

meanings of тройка


  1. The number three.
  2. Troika (Russian carriage drawn by a team of three horses abreast).
  3. Three, trey.
  4. Grade of three (corresponds to American C grade).

тройка frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word тройка occurs in russian on average 4.2 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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