how to pronounce завязать


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завязать is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… ниткой завязать сзади капроновую нитку …”

meanings of завязать


  1. To tie up, to fasten.
  2. To stick (in), to sink (in).
  3. To quit (a bad habit or activity).
  4. To get stuck (in).
  5. To start, to strike up.

завязать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word завязать occurs in russian on average 5.5 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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