how to pronounce позвонить


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the above transcription of позвонить 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.

позвонить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… там кого-то кому-то позвонить и без …”

meanings of позвонить


  1. To call (to contact by telephone) (+ dative, someone).
  2. To ring (to make a ringing sound) (of a bell, of the telephone, etc.).
  3. To ring (to cause to ring) (в (v) + accusative, a bell, someone's house, etc.).

позвонить frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word позвонить occurs in russian on average 10.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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