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Definition of the noun Russian Alphabet

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  1. The 33-letter alphabet of the Modern Russian language, consisting of the following letters (presented in upper case (majuscule) and lower case (minuscule) pairs)
  2. The Russian alphabet used before 1918, consisting of the above letters plus the following four


The Russian alphabet uses letters from the Cyrillic script. The modern Russian alphabet consists of 33 letters.

  • also known as 俄语字母

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Google previewAppleton's New Practical Cyclopedia (1920)

A New Work of Reference Based Upon the Best Authorities, and Systematically Arranged for Use in Home and School by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar

The Russian alphabet is a modified form of the Cyrillic. Peter the Great reduced it to thirty-six characters. In general the Semitic races wrote from right to left, and the Aryan from left to right. The cuneiform inscriptions are always from left to right.

Google previewA Method of English for Secondary Schools (1892)

by James Gow

The Russian alphabet is an adaptation of the Greek, made by Cyril, the Apostle of the Slavs, about A.D. 865. Exercise 7. — In this cypher, the value of the letters is shifted ...

Google previewStudents' Edition of a Standard Dictionary of the English Language (1915)

Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 61,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms ... 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations

The Russian alphabet is an enlarged Greek alphabet. New characters are added to express eculiar sounds. Some of the letters have the same orm as in the Eu - lish alphabet, but retain the Greek sounds; as, B = v; ill =n; p=r;c=s;y=u,andx=kh.

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Russian Alphabet (transliterated) Russian English Russian English Capital Capital Small Small Russian Alphabet Nearest Letters Letters Letters Letters Letter Names English Equivalent A A a. al ah a as in arch 6 B 6 b beh b as in bit B V B V ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

The Russian alphabet (often pronounced rather as sh followed by consonantal y) t = hard sign (sign used to ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

The Russian alphabet consists of thirty- three letters, and can be learned rapidly. Russian is a typical stress-timed language, ...

Google previewLongman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics (2013)

by Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

The Russian alphabet uses cyrillic script and consists of 31 letters¥ a, , B, etc. The Arabic alphabet uses arabic script and consists of 29 letters. ¥. etc. see also ALPHABETIC WRITING alphabetic method n amethod ofteaching ...

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