how to pronounce лишать


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лишать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… прав не лишать я уж точно я из …”

meanings of лишать


  1. To devest, to forjudge, to dispossess.
  2. To deprive, to rob, to bereave.

лишать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word лишать occurs in russian on average 2.3 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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