how to pronounce плыть


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the above transcription of плыть 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.

плыть is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… куда-то плыть потому что взрыв был …”

meanings of плыть


  1. To swim, to float.
  2. To sail.

плыть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word плыть occurs in russian on average 4 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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