how to pronounce перестать


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the above transcription of перестать 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.

перестать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… пола перестать быть таким неприятным …”

meanings of перестать


  1. To stop, to cease, to quit.

перестать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word перестать occurs in russian on average 9.6 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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