how to pronounce назад


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the above transcription of назад 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.

назад is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… вот эта книга год назад мы собрались с …”

meanings of назад


  1. Back, backward, backwards.


  1. Get back.


  1. Ago.

назад frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word назад occurs in russian on average 274.5 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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