how to pronounce пробовать


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the above transcription of пробовать 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.

пробовать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… начинает пробовать он но это горит …”

meanings of пробовать


  1. To test, to attempt, to try.
  2. To taste (to sample the flavor of something), to feel.

пробовать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word пробовать occurs in russian on average 17.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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