how to pronounce тупик


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the above transcription of тупик 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.

тупик is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ведь это не тупик скорее передний край и …”

meanings of тупик


  1. Puffin.
  2. Dead end (a path that goes nowhere).

тупик frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word тупик occurs in russian on average 9.1 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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