how to pronounce сейчас


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the above transcription of сейчас 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.

сейчас is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… в том числе но речь сейчас не о нем к …”

meanings of сейчас


  1. Just now.
  2. Now, at present.
  3. Presently, immediately, at once.

сейчас frequency in russian - A1 level of CEFR

the word сейчас occurs in russian on average 786.5 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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