how to pronounce труба


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the above transcription of труба 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.

труба is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… у него даже есть труба но вот окна двери …”

meanings of труба


  1. Mobile phone.
  2. Pipe.
  3. Telephone.
  4. Chimney, flue.
  5. Fox tail.
  6. Trumpet.
  7. Undesirable situation, seemingly hopeless (де́ло труба́).

труба frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word труба 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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