how to pronounce описать


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the above transcription of описать 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.

описать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… меня вы можете описать каково ну вот …”

meanings of описать


  1. To urinate (on something).
  2. To describe, to circumscribe.
  3. To make / take an inventory (of), to inventory.
  4. To describe, to depict, to portray (to represent in words).

описать frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word описать occurs in russian on average 21 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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