how to pronounce падать


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the above transcription of падать 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.

падать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… расслабляться и не падать духом мы …”

meanings of падать


  1. To fall, to drop, to sink, to decline.
  2. To die, to perish.
  3. To account for, to constitute, to comprise.

падать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word падать occurs in russian on average 7.2 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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