how to pronounce цыган


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the above transcription of цыган 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.

цыган is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… на мой вкус ни co2, ни делегитимизировать караваны цыган стиля, когда я …”

meanings of цыган


  1. Gypsy, Rom.

цыган frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word цыган occurs in russian on average 2.2 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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