how to pronounce фон


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the above transcription of фон 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.

фон is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… какой был нас белый фон так кино таким …”

meanings of фон


  1. Fon people of Benin and Nigeria.
  2. Fon language.


  1. Background, backdrop.

фон frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word фон occurs in russian on average 64.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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