how to pronounce кусать


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the above transcription of кусать 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.

кусать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… когда вы начинаете это яблочко кусать вы …”

meanings of кусать


  1. To bite.
  2. To sting.

кусать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word кусать occurs in russian on average 1.4 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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