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to call, name назвать
How to say “to call, name” in Russian? “Назвать”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “назвать” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on to call, name in Russian like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Russian Word:
– Associate "назвать" with "name" because both start with an "n" sound.
– "звать" (zvat') means "to call" or "to invite" in Russian, so "назвать" can be seen as an extension of this with the prefix "на-" (na-) indicating direction or purpose.

– "назвать" is the perfective form of the verb, which means "to name" or "to call" in the sense of giving a name or title. The imperfective form is "называть" (nazyvat').
– It is used when the action of naming or calling is completed.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– называть (nazyvat') – Imperfective form, used for ongoing or repeated actions.

назвать (nazvat')

– я назвал (ya nazval) [m] / я назвала (ya nazvala) [f] – I named/called
– ты назвал (ty nazval) [m] / ты назвала (ty nazvala) [f] – You named/called
– он назвал (on nazval) – He named/called
– она назвала (ona nazvala) – She named/called
– оно назвало (ono nazvalo) – It named/called
– мы назвали (my nazvali) – We named/called
– вы назвали (vy nazvali) – You (pl.) named/called
– они назвали (oni nazvali) – They named/called

– As "назвать" is a perfective verb, it does not have a present tense.

– я назову (ya nazovu) – I will name/call
– ты назовёшь (ty nazovyosh') – You will name/call
– он/она/оно назовёт (on/ona/ono nazovyot) – He/She/It will name/call
– мы назовём (my nazovyom) – We will name/call
– вы назовёте (vy nazovyote) – You (pl.) will name/call
– они назовут (oni nazovut) – They will name/call

Examples of Sentences:
– Я назвал свою собаку Шарик. (Ya nazval svoyu sobaku Sharik.) – I named my dog Sharik.
– Она назвала свою дочь Анастасия. (Ona nazvala svoyu doch' Anastasiya.) – She named her daughter Anastasia.
– Мы назовём наш проект «Звезда». (My nazovyom nash proyekt "Zvezda".) – We will name our project "Star".
– Как вы назвали эту книгу? (Kak vy nazvali etu knigu?) – How did you name this book?

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