how to pronounce умение


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the above transcription of умение 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.

умение is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… считалось умение как-то это неудобно но …”

meanings of умение


  1. Ability (a skill or competence).

умение frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word умение occurs in russian on average 23.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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