how to pronounce шлак


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the above transcription of шлак 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.

шлак is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… спасибо и шлак в пятницу скидки сгорают …”

meanings of шлак


  1. Something unnecessary or useless.
  2. Bad stuff accumulated in the body.
  3. Slag, dross, cinder, scoria.

шлак frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word шлак occurs in russian on average 0.8 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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