how to pronounce кончать


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the above transcription of кончать 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.

кончать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… женя ты же хочешь с этим кончать да …”

meanings of кончать


  1. To graduate from.
  2. To kill; to waste.
  3. To ejaculate, to cum (of a man); to orgasm (of a woman).
  4. To finish, to end.
  5. To finish; to deplete.

кончать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word кончать occurs in russian on average 5.3 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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