how to pronounce язва


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the above transcription of язва 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.

язва is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… познакомимся язва роговицы и скажу …”

meanings of язва


  1. Ulcer, sore.
  2. Sore, evil.
  3. Pest, viper (malicious person).

язва frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word язва occurs in russian on average 1.7 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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