how to pronounce гнать


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the above transcription of гнать 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.

гнать is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… на меня там гнать переходим к следующему …”

meanings of гнать


  1. To give (used in the imperative to make a forceful demand).
  2. To speed along.
  3. To lie.
  4. To distill.
  5. To chase, to pursue.
  6. To drive.

гнать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word гнать occurs in russian on average 2.8 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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