how to pronounce человек


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the above transcription of человек 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.

человек is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… лента на это один человек его точки а и …”

meanings of человек


  1. Person, human being, man.
  2. Mankind, man, the human race.
  3. Also plural when used with cardinal words.

человек frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word человек occurs in russian on average 651.2 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.

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