how to pronounce лелеять


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лелеять is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… сделали не лелеять тебя бежит что у меня …”

meanings of лелеять


  1. To caress, to pamper.
  2. To care for, to tend, to look after.
  3. To cherish, to foster.

лелеять frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лелеять occurs in russian on average 1.3 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.

words that rhyme with лелеять


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