how to pronounce хмель


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the above transcription of хмель 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.

хмель is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… добавляют в напиток и хмель но он дает …”

meanings of хмель


  1. Hops (seeds).
  2. Hop (plant).
  3. Drunkenness, intoxication.

хмель frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word хмель occurs in russian on average 1.1 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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