how to pronounce играть


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the above transcription of играть 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.

играть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… или кто-то любит играть в куклы я говорю …”

meanings of играть


  1. To sparkle.
  2. To rage.
  3. To gamble.
  4. To act, to perform.
  5. To play.

играть frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word играть occurs in russian on average 73.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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