сразу

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From с (s) +‎ ра́зу (rázu), unexpectedly in the dative case (possibly an archaism).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsrazʊ]
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Adverb[edit]

сра́зу (srázu)

  1. at once, simultaneously
  2. at one stroke
  3. at once, right away, straight away
    • 1886, Anton Chekhov, “Хори́стка [The Chorus Girl]”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name); republished in Русский язык, 2002:
      Ба́рыня не сра́зу отве́тила.
      Bárynja ne srázu otvétila.
      The lady did not answer right away.
  4. straight off, out of hand