how to pronounce подпевать


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подпевать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… может быть гузеева будет подпевать ему …”

meanings of подпевать


  1. To sing the supporting part (in a duet or choir), to sing backup.
  2. To echo.
  3. To sing along (with), to harmonize (with).

подпевать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word подпевать occurs in russian on average 1.4 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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