Alphabet

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julianne215
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Alphabet
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2014-02-07 15:15:41
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russian cyrillic
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Cyrillic alphabet with English equivalent
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  1. А а
    Pronounced like the "a" in the word "father" or "car".
  2. К к
    Pronounced like the "k" in "kitten" or "kangaroo".
  3. М м
    Pronounced like the "m" in "man".
  4. O o
    When stressed, it is pronounced like the "o" in "bore". When un-stressed it is pronounced more like the letter "a".
  5. Т т
    Pronounced like the "t" in "tap".
  6. В в
    Pronounced like the "v" in "vet".
  7. Е е
    Pronounced like the "ye" in "yes".
  8. Н н
    Pronounced like the "n" in "no".
  9. Р р
    Pronounced like the "r" in "run", but it is rolled.
  10. С с
    Pronounced like the "s" in "see".
  11. У у
    Pronounced like the "oo" in "boot" or "root".
  12. Х х
    Pronounced like the "h" in "hello". However, this is often pronounced more like the "ch" in the Scottish "Loch" or German "Bach", or the spanish "x" in "Mexico".
  13. Б б
    Pronounced like the "b" in "bat".
  14. Г г
    Pronounced like the "g" in "go".
  15. Д д
    Pronounced like the "d" in "dog".
  16. З з
    Pronounced like the "z" in "zoo".
  17. И и
    Pronounced like the "i" in "taxi".
  18. Л л
    Pronounced like the "l" in "love".
  19. П п
    Pronounced like the "p" in "pot".
  20. Ф ф
    Pronounced like the "f" in "fat".
  21. Э э
    Pronounced like the "e" in "fed".
  22. Ю ю
    Pronounced like the "u" in "universe".
  23. Я я
    Pronounced like the "ya" in "yard".
  24. Ё ё
    Pronounced like "yo" in "yonder".
  25. Ж ж
    Like "s" in "measure", "pleasure" or "fusion" or like "g" in colour "beige".
  26. Ц ц
    Similar to the "ts" sound in "sits" or "its".
  27. Ч ч
    Pronounced like the "ch" in "chips" or "church".
  28. Ш ш
    Pronounced like the "sh" in shut.
  29. Щ щ
    Pronounced like "sh" but with your tongue on the roof of your mouth.
  30. Ы ы
    Pronounced like the "i" in "bit" or "ill".
  31. Й й
    This letter is used to form diphthongs. So "oй" is like the "oy" sound in "boy" or "aй" is like the "igh" in "sigh".
  32. Ъ ъ
    The 'Hard Sign' is rarely used. It indicates a slight pause between sylables.
  33. Ь ь
    The 'Soft Sign' makes the previous letter 'soft'. Think of the "p" sound in the word "pew".

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