how to pronounce плевать


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the above transcription of плевать 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.

плевать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… по плевать мне все roof закрываю кабину …”

meanings of плевать


  1. To spit upon, to not care for.
  2. To spit.

плевать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word плевать occurs in russian on average 7.1 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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