how to pronounce это


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the above transcription of это 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.

это is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… как то так и за это время у нас было …”

meanings of это


  1. Nominative neuter singular of э́тот (étot): this, it, that.
  2. Accusative neuter singular of э́тот (étot): this, it, that.


  1. Uh, er, erm, umm; used in hesitant speech.

это frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word это occurs in russian on average 6044.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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