how to pronounce лезть


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the above transcription of лезть 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.

лезть is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… нужно из кожи лезть чтобы киса было …”

meanings of лезть


  1. To fall out, to come out (of hair or fur).
  2. To climb (up, on to), to scramble.
  3. To stick out, to be conspicuous.
  4. To fit (into).
  5. To thrust oneself (upon); to intrude (upon).
  6. To come on, to do something despite obstacles or objections.
  7. To try to climb, to try to reach a better position in life.
  8. To slip out of position.
  9. Used in idioms.
  10. To come to pieces (of cloth or leather).
  11. To meddle (in, with).
  12. To clamber, to crawl, to scramble (through, into, under).
  13. To get (into); to thrust the hand (into).

лезть frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word лезть occurs in russian on average 7.1 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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