how to pronounce врать


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the above transcription of врать 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.

врать is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… из них 60 я врать не будут очень и …”

meanings of врать


  1. To make a mistake.
  2. To tell tales.
  3. To lie.
  4. To be inaccurate.

врать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word врать occurs in russian on average 5.2 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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