how to pronounce кушать


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the above transcription of кушать 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.

кушать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… скажем так всячески до кушать свои …”

meanings of кушать


  1. To eat, to have (a meal).

кушать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word кушать occurs in russian on average 17.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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