how to pronounce шкаф


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the above transcription of шкаф 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.

шкаф is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… полки не высокий шкаф и неглубокие …”

meanings of шкаф


  1. Cupboard.
  2. Wardrobe, closet.
  3. Bookcase, shelves.
  4. Locker, cabinet.

шкаф frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word шкаф occurs in russian on average 15.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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