how to pronounce жаловать


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жаловать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… прошу любить и жаловать вот этот шедевр …”

meanings of жаловать


  1. To favour, to regard with favour; to like.
  2. To grant, to bestow, to confer, to reward, to award (stilted style).
  3. To visit, to come to see (stilted style or jocular).

жаловать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word жаловать occurs in russian on average 2.8 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.

words that rhyme with жаловать


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