how to pronounce палить


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the above transcription of палить 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.

палить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… годы не вести палить не было очень мало …”

meanings of палить


  1. To burn (a bonfire, lantern, etc.; for the purposes of lighting).
  2. To catch (someone) doing something illegal or disallowed, to catch red-handed.
  3. To talk very quickly.
  4. To torment (of feelings, experiences).
  5. To fire, to shoot.
  6. To destroy with fire, to scorch.
  7. To singe.
  8. To scorch, to be very hot (of the sun, the day, etc.).

палить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word палить occurs in russian on average 0.9 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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