how to pronounce смотреть


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the above transcription of смотреть 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.

смотреть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… желтая такая на нее смотреть страшно и …”

meanings of смотреть


  1. To mind.
  2. To view, to review.
  3. To see, to watch.
  4. To look, to gaze.
  5. To examine, to inspect.

смотреть frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word смотреть occurs in russian on average 139.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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