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33 terms

Russian

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A a
(vowel)
"ah", like the a in car
Б б
"beh", like the b in bit
В в
"veh", like the v in vine
Г г
"geh", like the g in go
Д д
"deh", like the d in do
Е е
(vowel)
"yeh", like the ye in yet
Ё ё
(vowel)
"yo", like the yo in yonder
Ж ж
"zheh", like the su in pleasure
З з
"zeh", like the z in zoo
И и
(vowel)
"ee", like the ee in see
Й й
(vowel)
"y", like the y in boy
К к
"kah", like the k in kitten
Л л
"ehl", like the l in lamp
М м
"ehm", like the m in my
Н н
"ehn", like the n in not
О о
(vowel)
"o", like the o in hot
П п
"peh", like the p in pot
Р р
"ehr", like the r in rock (but rolled)
С с
"ehs", like the s in sun
Т т
"teh", like the t in table
У у
(vowel)
"oo", like the oo in boot
Ф ф
"ehf", like the f in food
Х х
"khah", like the ch in Scottish loch
Ц ц
"tseh", like the ts in boots
Ч ч
"chye", like the ch in chip
Ш ш
"shah", like the sh in short
Щ щ
"shcha" (sh followed by ch), like sh_ch in fresh_cheese
Ъ ъ
(vowel)
"tvyordiy znahk" (hard sign), makes the preceding consonant pronounced regularly, or hard
Ы ы
(vowel)
"i" like the i in ill
Ь ь
"myakheey znahk" (soft sign), makes preceding consonant pronounced softly with a slight y sound
Э э
(vowel)
"e", like the e in met
Ю ю
(vowel)
"yoo", like the u in duke
Я я
(vowel)
"yah", like the ya in yard