how to pronounce запеть


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the above transcription of запеть 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.

запеть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… на всякие лимонады там чай вот запеть и …”

meanings of запеть


  1. To start singing, to sing out.

запеть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word запеть occurs in russian on average 0.3 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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