how to pronounce эфир


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the above transcription of эфир 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.

эфир is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… стоит с тобой прямой эфир продаешь ли ты …”

meanings of эфир


  1. Ether (organic chemistry: a compound containing an oxygen atom bonded to two hydrocarbon groups).
  2. Luminiferous aether, aether.
  3. Air.
  4. Ether.

эфир frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word эфир occurs in russian on average 7.9 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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