how to pronounce травить


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the above transcription of травить 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.

травить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… растения не травить людей а лечить они …”

meanings of травить


  1. To etch.
  2. To hunt.
  3. To pay out, to slacken out, to slack away, to ease out, to veer.
  4. To tell.
  5. To persecute, to badger, to torment.
  6. To trample down, to spoil, to damage.
  7. To poison.

травить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word травить occurs in russian on average 1.3 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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