how to pronounce полежать


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the above transcription of полежать 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.

полежать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… чистокровный поляк и дома полежать но к …”

meanings of полежать


  1. To lie, to lie down (for a while), to have a lie-down.

полежать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word полежать occurs in russian on average 3.6 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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