how to pronounce фен


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the above transcription of фен 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.

фен is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… он его открыл от фен разные вещи и …”

meanings of фен


  1. Amphetamine.
  2. Hairdryer (electrical appliance for drying hair).

фен frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word фен occurs in russian on average 5.8 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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