how to pronounce стирать


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the above transcription of стирать 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.

стирать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… в этом сизо как сейчас это стирать и …”

meanings of стирать


  1. To erase something from a surface.
  2. To clean, to wash cloth or clothes.

стирать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word стирать occurs in russian on average 7.9 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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