how to pronounce постигать


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постигать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… нравятся и тебе нужно еще постигать мир …”

meanings of постигать


  1. To comprehend.
  2. To befall, to happen (to) (esp. of misfortune).

постигать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word постигать occurs in russian on average 1.1 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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