how to pronounce толкать


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толкать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… легко чем этот теплоход толкать длину …”

meanings of толкать


  1. To sell.
  2. To incite, to instigate.
  3. To push, to shove, to thrust.

толкать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word толкать occurs in russian on average 1.4 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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