how to pronounce ходить


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the above transcription of ходить 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.

ходить is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… да зачем зачем тратить свои ходить как а …”

meanings of ходить


  1. To lead, to play, to move (in games).
  2. To go (to), to attend, to visit.
  3. To wear something (imperfective only).
  4. To be good (about money).
  5. To work, to run (of clocks).
  6. To tend, to take care (of), to nurse (imperfective only).
  7. To run (of trains, ships, etc.).
  8. To go, to walk.

ходить frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word ходить occurs in russian on average 59.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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