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    ширь... pronounced like 'шы'?

    The 'рь' in 'ширь' doesn't seem to be pronounced like the 'рь' in, for instance, 'дверь.' The whole word sounds like 'шы' to me.
    Have I just heard it being mispronounced?

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    It sounds like шырь, just like that. Maybe you really heard someone mispronounce it or you just couldn't make it out.
    I do not claim that my opinion is absolutely true.
    If you've spotted any mistake in my English, please, correct it. I want to be aware of any mistakes to efficiently eliminate them before they become a habit.

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    Ok, thanks. I'll look around the net and see if I an find different audio with it in.

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    Yes, bad audio.
    2nd one on this page is more like what I expected:
    http://forvo.com/word/ширь/#ru

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