how to pronounce отойти


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the above transcription of отойти 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.

отойти is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… да нам пришлось немножко отойти от того …”

meanings of отойти


  1. To be out for a while, to go away temporarily (with the attention to come back soon).
  2. To pass to.
  3. To withdraw, to fall back.
  4. To digress.
  5. To go away, to go aside, to move away, to move aside.
  6. To come around, to recover, to come back to normal (e.g. after a shock or disease).

отойти frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word отойти occurs in russian on average 6.2 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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