how to pronounce смазать


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the above transcription of смазать 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.

смазать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… которое должно смягчить и смазать кожу и …”

meanings of смазать


  1. To smear, to wipe off.
  2. To grease someone's palm.
  3. To bash, to dot.
  4. To blur.
  5. To slur.
  6. To smear, to grease, to oil, to lubricate, to dub.

смазать frequency in russian - B2 level of CEFR

the word смазать occurs in russian on average 26.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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