how to pronounce верить


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the above transcription of верить 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.

верить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… можно быть циничным и верить и быть …”

meanings of верить


  1. To believe, to trust.
  2. To believe in, to have faith (в (v) + accusative).

верить frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word верить occurs in russian on average 47.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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