how to pronounce лить


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the above transcription of лить 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.

лить is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… что надо бросаться и лить в него 92 …”

meanings of лить


  1. To pour, to spill.
  2. To shed.
  3. To cast, to mould, to found.

лить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лить occurs in russian on average 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.

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