how to pronounce любить


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the above transcription of любить 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.

любить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… которые должны ее любить если она их …”

meanings of любить


  1. To love, to like, to be fond of, to grow fond of (more intensely than нравиться).

любить frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word любить occurs in russian on average 54.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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