how to pronounce изменять


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the above transcription of изменять 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.

изменять is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… он сам готов к чему-то изменять свою …”

meanings of изменять


  1. To betray, to become unfaithful.
  2. To change, to alter, to modify, to edit.
  3. To break, to violate (an oath, promise).
  4. To vary.
  5. To fail (memory).
  6. To desert.

изменять frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word изменять occurs in russian on average 11.2 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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