how to pronounce лечь


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the above transcription of лечь 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.

лечь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… долины лечь янталь состоит в особенном …”

meanings of лечь


  1. To flow (of paint being applied to a surface).
  2. To fall over, to die.
  3. To heave (to move in a certain direction or into a certain situation).
  4. To lie down.
  5. To fall, to cover (of snow etc. on the ground).

лечь frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word лечь 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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