how to pronounce хватить


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хватить is pronounced in two syllables

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

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meanings of хватить


  1. To break into (a song or dance), to suddenly start singing (a song) or dancing (a dance).
  2. To break by striking, to shatter.
  3. To gulp down (liquid).
  4. To get drunk.
  5. To damage.
  6. To endure (something unpleasant).
  7. To suffice, to be sufficient / enough; to last out.
  8. To strike, to manifest suddenly (of rain, frost, wind, etc.).
  9. To go too far in, to get carried away in (statements or plans).
  10. To snatch and devour (of animals).
  11. To hit hard, to punch.
  12. To finagle.
  13. To strike (someone) (of a heart attack, paralysis, etc.).

хватить frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word хватить occurs in russian on average 4.3 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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