how to pronounce брать


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the above transcription of брать 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.

брать is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… уточняли с какой суммы брать сдачу она …”

meanings of брать


  1. To take.

брать frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word брать occurs in russian on average 62.9 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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