how to pronounce терять


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the above transcription of терять 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.

терять is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… энергию начинает терять почему одни …”

meanings of терять


  1. To lose, to waste.
  2. To shed.

терять frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word терять occurs in russian on average 15.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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