Teach yourself to read Russian in 33 minutes

Preface | Before you go on | Origin of Russian Alphabet | Introduction | Table | Comments | Conclusion | Exercises

   Concluding remarks

 The algorithm for reading Russian words is pretty simple:

  1. Split a word into syllables and process each syllable (from left to the right)
  2. Does the current syllable contain   ?
See also these clarifications

Deviation from the algorithm

There are a lot of variants of spoken Russian that can be characterized by the following features:

  There are many other deviations, but,

   Important remarks:

   Some related links:



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