how to pronounce будить


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the above transcription of будить 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.

будить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… и решили не будить и в сорок первом году …”

meanings of будить


  1. To wake up, to awake, to waken.

будить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word будить occurs in russian on average 2.2 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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