how to pronounce шалаш


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the above transcription of шалаш 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.

шалаш is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… конструкция вот этот шалаш какой-то даже …”

meanings of шалаш


  1. The bottom bunk of a bunk bed, with a blanket hanging down from the top bunk as a curtain.
  2. A simple wooden hut.

шалаш frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word шалаш occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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