how to pronounce как


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the above transcription of как 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.

как is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… что для этой страны как бы и немного на …”

meanings of как


  1. As, however much.
  2. Suddenly, all of a sudden.
  3. How.
  4. What.
  5. Like, as.


  1. How.
  2. What.
  3. Like, as.


  1. Genitive plural of ка́ка (káka).

как frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word как occurs in russian on average 6263.8 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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