how to pronounce свалить


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the above transcription of свалить 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.

свалить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… края где можно жить я хочу свалить прочь …”

meanings of свалить


  1. To drop, to throw down.
  2. To knock down, to knock over, to fell.
  3. To dump, to carelessly drop (many things in one place).
  4. To shift the blame for (something to someone), to pass the buck.
  5. To get rid of (something unpleasant).
  6. To deprive of strength, to weaken, to overcome (of sleep, an illness, etc.).
  7. To overthrow.
  8. To go away, to scram; to emigrate (temporarily or permanently).

свалить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word свалить occurs in russian on average 3.5 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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