how to pronounce резать


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the above transcription of резать 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.

резать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… смысла резать на кусочки даем сразу …”

meanings of резать


  1. To pass close, to shave.
  2. To carve, to cut, to engrave.
  3. To hurt, to cut into.
  4. To cut up, to cut open, to slice, to carve.
  5. To operate, to cut open.
  6. To irritate, to offend (eyes), to grate on (ears).
  7. To speak bluntly.
  8. To slaughter, to knife, to kill.
  9. To give a failing grade.
  10. To cut off, to slice, to chop.

резать frequency in russian - C1 level of CEFR

the word резать occurs in russian on average 14.5 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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