how to pronounce прощать


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the above transcription of прощать 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.

прощать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… но очень скажешь беду прощать и куда …”

meanings of прощать


  1. To farewell.
  2. To condone, to overlook.
  3. To forgive, to pardon, to excuse.
  4. To remit.

прощать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word прощать occurs in russian on average 7.8 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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