how to pronounce хлопок


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the above transcription of хлопок 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.

хлопок is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… спиртовки свистящий хлопок говорит о том …”

meanings of хлопок


  1. Crack, snap, pop (dull sound of impact, explosion or dramatically expanding gases).
  2. Cotton (plant or material).
  3. Cotton (cloth).

хлопок frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word хлопок occurs in russian on average 25.7 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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