how to pronounce лепить


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the above transcription of лепить 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.

лепить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… тогда из нее стали лепить врага системы …”

meanings of лепить


  1. To slap, to smack.
  2. To build, to make (cells, a nest, etc.).
  3. To stick on.
  4. To babble.
  5. To model, to sculpt, to fashion, to shape.

лепить frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word лепить occurs in russian on average 9.1 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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