how to pronounce авось


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the above transcription of авось 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.

авось is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… в известной истории юнона и авось но у …”

meanings of авось


  1. Blind trust in divine providence; blind faith in sheer luck; blind trust in sheer luck; counting on a miracle.
  2. Faith in serendipity; counting on pure luck.


  1. Perhaps, maybe, possibly, may still, might yet (low certainty).

авось frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word авось occurs in russian on average 5.1 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.

words that rhyme with авось


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