how to pronounce пожалеть


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the above transcription of пожалеть 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.

пожалеть is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… честное слово вы не пожалеть спасибо за …”

meanings of пожалеть


  1. To feel sorry, to be sorry, to be sad (about something), to regret.
  2. To save, to spare (e.g. time, energy).
  3. To pity, to commiserate.

пожалеть frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пожалеть occurs in russian on average 2.1 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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