how to pronounce задать


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the above transcription of задать 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.

задать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… ты можешь прийти и задать вопрос там …”

meanings of задать


  1. To pose (a problem).
  2. To set, to assign (an exercise or lesson).
  3. To give, to throw (a dinner or banquet).
  4. To give, to administer (a punishment).
  5. To ask (a question).
  6. To preset, to specify, to assign.

задать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word задать occurs in russian on average 18.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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