how to pronounce покупать


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the above transcription of покупать 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.

покупать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… что еще и повод покупать но смысле что …”

meanings of покупать


  1. To bathe, to bath.
  2. To buy, to purchase.

покупать frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word покупать occurs in russian on average 58.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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