how to pronounce клепать


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клепать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… мы хотели короче клепать снять один …”

meanings of клепать


  1. To slander, to malign.
  2. To make, to manufacture.
  3. To hammer straight (a blade or iron strip), making it thinner and sharper.
  4. To rivet.
  5. To connect metal parts, to bending edges and flattening them.

клепать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word клепать occurs in russian on average 0.8 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.

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