how to pronounce шить


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the above transcription of шить 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.

шить is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… что они там будут шить платье еще что-то …”

meanings of шить


  1. To embroider.
  2. To order (e.g., a dress).
  3. To be occupied with sewing, to tailor.
  4. To nail planking.
  5. To sew.

шить frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word шить occurs in russian on average 81.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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