how to pronounce страдать


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страдать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… байках курьер коней страдать это мой …”

meanings of страдать


  1. To suffer.
  2. To be poor of quality.
  3. To be subject to.

страдать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word страдать occurs in russian on average 7.7 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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