how to pronounce клевать


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клевать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… теплое или или или клевать был …”

meanings of клевать


  1. To bite (in terms of biting a baited hook or other lure).
  2. To peck, to pick (for birds).

клевать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word клевать occurs in russian on average 0.7 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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