how to pronounce пугать


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the above transcription of пугать 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.

пугать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… уже как традиция в хэллоуин пугать вас …”

meanings of пугать


  1. To frighten, to scare.

пугать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word пугать occurs in russian on average 3.8 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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