how to pronounce топить


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the above transcription of топить 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.

топить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… вами и будем топить бую потому что …”

meanings of топить


  1. To melt, to render (fat).
  2. To support (a club or political party).
  3. To topple (a person involved in politics, a student during exam).
  4. To stoke (an oven).
  5. To sink.
  6. To heat.
  7. To drive (as qualifier "against the rules" or "much quicker than usually").
  8. To drown.

топить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word топить occurs in russian on average 1.9 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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