I know that
один, два, три is equivalent to
one, two, three in English. But, I've also heard
раз, два, три used in multiple Russian songs from different artists, and I've seen this in several places online.
zwo for the number two, with
zwo used primarily to make the #2 more easily distinguishable from the #3 (
drei) when multiple numbers are being communicated simultaneously.
However, it's not clear to me whether this is the case with
раз. I wouldn't expect that there's much of an issue with people confusing
два for one another.
So, I have the following questions:
- When should
разbe used instead of
один(and vice versa)?
- What are the rules for the usage of