how to pronounce сметь


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the above transcription of сметь 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.

сметь is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… водка сметь делать полок пару …”

meanings of сметь


  1. To dare, to make bold, to be so bold as to.

сметь frequency in russian - C2+ level of CEFR

the word сметь occurs in russian on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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