how to pronounce чтение


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the above transcription of чтение 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.

чтение is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… я потратил много времени на чтение философии, но я все еще ненавижу …”

meanings of чтение


  1. Reading (the process of interpreting written language).
  2. Reading (legislature: one of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law).

чтение frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word чтение occurs in russian on average 24.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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