how to pronounce число


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the above transcription of число 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.

число is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… за право войти в число 200 с лишним …”

meanings of число


  1. Day.
  2. Cardinal number.
  3. Number.
  4. Date.

число frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word число occurs in russian on average 89.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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