how to pronounce пасть


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the above transcription of пасть 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.

пасть is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… впечатлений пасть сосед по шоссе по …”

meanings of пасть


  1. To fall on an option.
  2. To fall, to die on the battlefield, to be killed in action.
  3. To stoop, to lower one's morals.
  4. To fall, to lose power, to cease to exist, to be toppled.
  5. To fall.
  6. To fall, to give way under siege.


  1. Mouth, maw, jaws (of an animal, reptile or fish).
  2. Trap, snare.
  3. Throat.
  4. Mouth, piehole.
  5. Wide inlet on a device, structure or construction.

пасть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пасть occurs in russian on average 4.1 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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