how to pronounce мешать


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the above transcription of мешать 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.

мешать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… что звук нам будет мешать фото гинеи …”

meanings of мешать


  1. To harm, to hurt.
  2. To hinder, to impede, to prevent, to interfere.
  3. To mix, to mingle, to blend.
  4. To stir.
  5. To mix up, to confuse.

мешать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word мешать occurs in russian on average 11 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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