how to pronounce давать


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the above transcription of давать 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.

давать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… брайаном трейси давать интересные сайты …”

meanings of давать


  1. To let, to allow.
  2. To hit, to strike, to clip.
  3. To put out, to consent to sex.
  4. To give.

давать frequency in russian - B1 level of CEFR

the word давать occurs in russian on average 41.8 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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