how to pronounce хребет


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the above transcription of хребет 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.

хребет is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… но по сути это его хребет остров состоит …”

meanings of хребет


  1. Crest (of a wave or hill), ridge, range (a chain of mountains).
  2. Spine, spinal column, backbone (also figuratively).

хребет frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word хребет occurs in russian on average 1.8 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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