how to pronounce закопать


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закопать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… пропал и уговорю мы его закопать там …”

meanings of закопать


  1. To fill up (with earth).
  2. To bury, to dig (into).

закопать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word закопать occurs in russian on average 1.2 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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