how to pronounce знать


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the above transcription of знать 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.

знать is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… ну кто хотел бы знать как как как и что …”

meanings of знать


  1. To know: to be in possession of a specific fact or datum.
  2. To know: to be familiar with or accustomed to a person, place, or thing.


  1. Nobility, noble people.


  1. It seems, then.

знать frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word знать occurs in russian on average 110.5 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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