how to pronounce положить


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the above transcription of положить 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.

положить is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… самостоятельно это положить титры музыку …”

meanings of положить


  1. To apply.
  2. To spend.
  3. To put, to lay, to lay down, to deposit.

положить frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word положить occurs in russian on average 60.7 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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