how to pronounce мочь


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the above transcription of мочь 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.

мочь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… как она не может быть она и не мочь им …”

meanings of мочь


  1. Can, be able to.
  2. May.


  1. Power, might.

мочь frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word мочь occurs in russian on average 3.3 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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