how to pronounce искать


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the above transcription of искать 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.

искать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… картине и я стала искать ее может быть …”

meanings of искать


  1. To look for, to search (+gen or acc).
  2. To sue (for).

искать frequency in russian - A2 level of CEFR

the word искать occurs in russian on average 88.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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