how to pronounce ступать


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the above transcription of ступать 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.

ступать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… страха того ступать перед людьми я …”

meanings of ступать


  1. To tread, to step on.
  2. To leave.

ступать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word ступать occurs in russian on average 0.5 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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