how to pronounce хотя


audio example by a male speaker

audio example by a female speaker

the above transcription of хотя 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.

хотя is pronounced in two syllables

press buttons with phonetic symbols to learn how to precisely pronounce each sound of хотя

example pitch curve for pronunciation of хотя


test your pronunciation of хотя

press the "test" button to check how closely you can replicate the pitch of a native speaker in your pronunciation of хотя

video examples of хотя pronunciation

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

“… и их все устраивает хотя оба этих стула …”

meanings of хотя


  1. Present adverbial imperfective participle of хоте́ть (xotétʹ).


  1. Although, though (contrasting two clauses).

хотя frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word хотя occurs in russian on average 675.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

Did this page help you?