how to pronounce честь


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the above transcription of честь 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.

честь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… райха собак зовут в честь путина и …”

meanings of честь


  1. Regard, respect.
  2. Honor.


  1. To read.
  2. To consider, to think, to suppose.

честь frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word честь occurs in russian on average 63.6 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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