how to pronounce дать


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the above transcription of дать 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.

дать is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… свое все люди на дать им думали кому-то …”

meanings of дать


  1. To let, to allow.
  2. To organize, to create.
  3. To estimate someone's age from their appearance.
  4. To give.
  5. To consent to sex.
  6. To hit, to strike, to clip, to give it to someone.

дать frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word дать occurs in russian on average 123.4 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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