how to pronounce почти


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the above transcription of почти 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.

почти is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… 9 и 11 месяцев и даже почти 12 в на и …”

meanings of почти


  1. Second-person singular imperative perfective of почти́ть (počtítʹ).
  2. Second-person singular imperative perfective of поче́сть (počéstʹ).


  1. Almost, nearly.

почти frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word почти occurs in russian on average 417.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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