how to pronounce хватать


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the above transcription of хватать 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.

хватать is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… chateau не будет хватать времени просто …”

meanings of хватать


  1. To grasp, to grab, to seize, to snap, to snatch, to catch, to catch hold of.
  2. To suffice, to be enough, to be sufficient, to adequate.

хватать frequency in russian - C2 level of CEFR

the word хватать occurs in russian on average 6.2 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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