how to pronounce ход


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the above transcription of ход 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.

ход is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… монеты морской ход резко оживился …”

meanings of ход


  1. Functioning, working, process, action.
  2. Range (of a magnet).
  3. Passage.
  4. Entrance, entry.
  5. Course, path, way, run.
  6. Motion, movement, travel, progress, locomotion, headway.
  7. Gear, thread, pitch.
  8. Axle with wheels.
  9. Move, turn, lead.
  10. Shape, trend, dependence (of a curve).
  11. Speed, rate, gait, pace.
  12. Stroke (of a piston).

ход frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word ход occurs in russian on average 39.6 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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