how to pronounce ячмень


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the above transcription of ячмень 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.

ячмень is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… включала овес и ячмень кукурузу и соевую …”

meanings of ячмень


  1. Barley (annual temperate grasses of the species Hordeum vulgare).
  2. Barley (the grain of annual temperate grasses of the species Hordeum vulgare, used in making beer and whisky and for soups, puddings, etc.).
  3. Stye (bacterial infection of the eyelash or eyelid).

ячмень frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ячмень 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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