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1
How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Аа

A vowel

Pronounced like the "a" in the word "father"
(Equivalent to the english letter "A")

 

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Бб

Pronounced like the "b" in "bat"

(equivalent to letter B)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Вв

Pronounced like the "v" in "vet"

(equivalent to letter V)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Гг

Pronounced like the "g" in "go"
(equivalent to letter G)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Дд

Pronounced like the "d" in "dog"
(equivalent to letter D)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ее

Pronounced like the "ye" in "yes"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ёё

Pronounced like "yo" in "yonder"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Жж

Pronounced like "s" in "measure"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Зз

Pronounced like the "z" in "zoo".
(equivalent to letter Z)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ии

Pronounced like the "i" in "taxi"

(sometimes equivalent to letter english letter I)

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Йй

This letter is used to form diphthongs
So "" is like the "oy" sound in "boy"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Кк

Pronounced like the "k" in "kitten"
(Equivalent to the english letter "K")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Лл

Pronounced like the "l" in "love"
(Equivalent to the english letter "l")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Мм

Pronounced like the "m" in man
(Equivalent to the english letter "M"}

 

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Нн

Pronounced like the "n" in "no"
(Equivalent to the english letter "N")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Оо

A vowel
Pronounced like the "o" in "bore"
(Equivalent to the english letter "O")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Пп

Pronounced like the "p" in "pot"
(Equivalent to the english letter "P")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Рр

Pronounced like the "r" in "run"
(Equivalent to the english letter "R")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Сс

Pronounced like the "s" in "see"
(Equivalent to the english letter "S")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Тт

Pronounced like the "t" in "tap".
(Equivalent to the english letter "T")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Уу

A vowel
Pronounced like the "oo" in "boot"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Фф

Pronounced like the "f" in "fat".
(Equivalent to the english letter "F")

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Хх

Pronounced like the "h" in "hello"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Цц

Pronounced like "ts" sound in "sits"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Чч

Pronounced like the "ch" in "chips"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Шш

Pronounced like the "sh" in shut.

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Щщ

Pronounced like "sh" but with your tongue on the roof of your mouth

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ъъ

The 'Hard Sign' is rarely used. It indicates a slight pause between sylables.

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ыы

A vowel
Pronounced like the "i" in "bit"

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How is this letter of the Russian alphabet pronounced ?

Ьь

The 'Soft Sign' makes the previous letter 'soft'.
Think of the "p" sound in the word "pew".