how to pronounce ведь


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the above transcription of ведь 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.

ведь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ломится соседушка мы ведь у нее ведь у …”

meanings of ведь


  1. After all.
  2. Then, you know, you see.
  3. Why, well.
  4. Indeed, surely.
  5. Isn't it?.


  1. As, because.

ведь frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word ведь occurs in russian on average 585.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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