how to pronounce пожить


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the above transcription of пожить 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.

пожить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… вот ну я не смогу пожить жизнью потому …”

meanings of пожить


  1. To have seen life.
  2. To live for awhile.
  3. To stay for awhile.

пожить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пожить occurs in russian on average 4.1 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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