how to pronounce махать


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the above transcription of махать 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.

махать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… быстро махать крыльями в организме много …”

meanings of махать


  1. To wave, to flap, to fling, to brandish.

махать frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word махать occurs in russian on average 1.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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