how to pronounce январь


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the above transcription of январь 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.

январь is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… опыт работы январь индивидуальные …”

meanings of январь


  1. January.

январь frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word январь occurs in russian on average 22.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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