how to pronounce улей


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the above transcription of улей 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.

улей is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… получивший название улей опять таки …”

meanings of улей


  1. Hive, beehive.

улей frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word улей occurs in russian on average 2.1 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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