Teach yourself to read Russian in 33 minutes

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

Exercises

  1. Convert the following transliteration into Russian words: "Nikolai Shokhirev".
    The answer:  .
  2. Split the words into syllables.
    The answer:   . The stressed syllables are shown in bold.
  3. Pronounce the words.
  4. The answer:
     Ni  like "nea" in "neat"
     ko  like "ca" in "call"
     lai  like "lie"
     Sho  like "sho" in "shore"
     khi  like "hea" in "heap"
     rev  like "rev" in "revel"

Conclusion

Rule

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