how to pronounce хотеть


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the above transcription of хотеть 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.

хотеть is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… могу не знаю там за хотеть куда-то пойти …”

meanings of хотеть


  1. To want, to desire.

хотеть frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word хотеть occurs in russian on average 6.9 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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