The Russian alphabet is born as a variant of the Cyrillic alphabet created in the 10th century
Learn the Russian alphabet It is the basis for studying the language of the largest country in the world.
This alphabet was made up of a large number of characters ranging from 43 to 47. Since then the Russian alphabet has undergone modifications eliminating the little used letters, also known as the disused letters.
By the year 1918, the Russian Cyrillic alphabet began to be simplified, being officially established by the year 1942 in 33 characters, 10 vowels, 21 consonants, two silent letters or letters that do not represent sound.
Spanish pronunciation of the Russian alphabet (Russian Spanish Alphabet)
* In bold the letters of the Russian alphabet and to its right the equivalent of the Spanish pronunciation
The vowels of the Russian alphabet
The Russian alphabet, like all the alphabets in the world, consists of rules for its pronunciation.
So, the pronunciation of vowels and consonants will depend on the location of the accents.
It sounds a bit complicated, but once you've grasped it it's easier than you imagine.
* Pronunciation of the vowels:
Of the 10 vowels that make up the Russian alphabet which are: a, a, a, a, a, a, a, a, a, a, a.
Five (5) of them are considered as simple vowels, 4 are called composite vowels and the last is a special vowel for Spanish speakers, so we will give special treatment even though it is a composite vowel too.
In Russian: А, Э, И, О, У
In Spanish: A E I O U
In Russian: Е, Ё, Ю, Я
In Spanish: ye (ie), i (io), yu (iu), ya (ia)
In Russian: "Ы"
In Spanish: It is pronounced as a guttural "i".
That is, while you pronounce, the tongue should separate from the palate and contract it backwards.
It is not easy, but it is a matter of practice.
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The consonants of the Russian alphabet
The commonly used consonants of the Russian alphabet are the following: б, в, г, д, ж, з, й, к, л, м, н, п, р, с, т, ф, ч, ц, ч, ш, щ.
There are also two consonants to identify the hard or soft sound respectively and are identified as ь and ъ (dumb ones that do not represent sound)
* The Russian consonants are grouped in:
In Russian: с, т, п, к, x, ч, ш, щ, ц, ф
In Spanish: s, t, p, k, x, ch, sh, shch, ts, f
In Russian: з, д, б, г, ж, в
In Spanish: z, d, b, g, zh, v
In Russian: м, н
In Spanish: m, n
In Russian: л
In Spanish: l
In Russian: р
In Spanish: r
* Hard consonants: when they are followed by the following letters:
In Russian: а, э, ы, о, ъ
In Spanish: a, e, and, or, hard sign
* Soft consonants: when followed by the letters:
In Russian: я, е, и, ё, ю, ь
In Spanish: ya, ye, i, yo, yu, soft sign
* Occlusive or explosive consonants:
In Russian: д, т, б, п
In Spanish: d, t, b, p
Get use to the Russian alphabet It is a great advantage when it comes to start studying this beautiful language.
The next step will be to know their sounds and grammar rules.
Do not stop trying!
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