how to pronounce покрыть


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покрыть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… чтобы покрыть все гидроэлектростанциями …”

meanings of покрыть


  1. To scold, to rail (at), to swear (at).
  2. To cover, to roof (a house) ; to thatch, to tile.
  3. To coat (with paint).
  4. To cover, to trump (in card games).

покрыть frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word покрыть occurs in russian on average 9.5 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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