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33 Cards in this Set

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А а
Pronounced as "a" in "father"
Б б
Pronounced as "b" in "big"
В в
Pronounced as "v" in "virgin"
Г г
Pronounced as "g" in "great"
Д д
Pronounced as "d" in "doctor"
Е е
Pronounced as "ye" in "yet"
Ё ё
Pronounced as "yo" in "yonder"
Ж ж
Pronounced as "s" in "pleasure"
З з
Pronounced as "z" in "zoo"
И и
Pronounced as "ee" in "meet"
Й й
Pronounced as "y" in "guy"
К к
Pronounced as "k" in "kid"
Л л
Pronounced as "l" in "bottle"
М м
Pronounced as "m" in "mouse"
Н н
Pronounced as "n" in "new"
О о
Pronounced as "o" in "bore" when stressed, pronounced as "a" as in "sofa" when unstressed
П п
Pronounced as "p" in "pit"
Р р
Pronounced like the first R in the French word "regarder" or the Italian word "roma". It's a more thrilled R, unlike the English R.
С с
Pronounced as "s" in "store"
Т т
Pronounced as "t" in "tea"
У у
Pronounced as "oo" in "foot"
Ф ф
Pronounced as "f" in "fantasy"
Х х
Pronounced ас CH in the Scottish word "loch" or as "j" in the Spanish name "juan".
Ц ц
Pronounced as "ts" in "gets"
Ч ч
Pronounced as "ch" in "chair"
Ш ш
Pronounced as "sh" in "sheep"
Щ щ
Pronounced as "shch", where "sh" and "ch" represent the sounds as described above. In colloquial language though, this may sound like a very long "sh" sound...
Ъ ъ
This is the Russian hard sign which sounds as a slight pause between syllables
Ы ы
Pronounced approximately like "i" in "ill", it's a sound uncommon to most languages. It's pronounced like a moan in the throat and is therefore pronounced in the throat with slightly backward curled tongue.
Ь ь
This is the Russian soft sign which adds a soft 'y' sound after a consonant.
Э э
Pronounced as "e" in "get"
Ю ю
Pronounced as "u" in "universe"
Я я
Pronounced as "ya" in "yard"