how to pronounce стоять


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the above transcription of стоять 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.

стоять is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… не будет стоять сомнением голове вопрос …”

meanings of стоять


  1. To stand, to be situated.
  2. To stop.

стоять frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word стоять occurs in russian on average 32.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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