how to pronounce просить


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the above transcription of просить 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.

просить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… их нет от на просить это делать было да …”

meanings of просить


  1. To ask for, to request, to beg, to pray.

просить frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word просить occurs in russian on average 19.4 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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