how to pronounce волновать


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the above transcription of волновать 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.

волновать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… какие темы стали нас волновать появились …”

meanings of волновать


  1. To agitate, to trouble, to excite, to stir, to disturb, to worry, to alarm, to upset.
  2. To ruffle, to stir.

волновать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word волновать occurs in russian on average 1.8 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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