how to pronounce цвести


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the above transcription of цвести 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.

цвести is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… именно генеалогия начинает цвести пышным …”

meanings of цвести


  1. Water to become overgrown, to be covered with duckweed/mold.
  2. To bloom, to blossom, to flower.
  3. To flourish, to prosper.

цвести frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word цвести occurs in russian on average 2.9 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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