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New Letters 2

In this lesson we'll go over the remaining 9 letters that are only in Cyrillic.

Ф , ф
Transliteration: f
Sounds like: the "f" in Face.



Frequently used in Greek origin words where we would use 'th' in English. "миф" = myth
Ц , ц
Transliteration: ts
Sounds like: the "ts" in Sits.



Ч , ч
Transliteration: ch
Sounds like: the "ch" in Choke.


Ш , ш
Transliteration: sh
Sounds like: the "sh" in sheep.




Щ , щ
Transliteration: shsh
Sounds like: Listen to audio.




Like "Danish Sheep".

Ы , ы
Transliteration: y
Sounds like: 'y' in Silly.



Э , э
Transliteration: eh
Sounds like: 'e' like Met.



Ю , ю
Transliteration: ju
Sounds like: 'u' like Use.



Я , я
Transliteration: ja
Sounds like: 'ya' like Yard.




Reading Practice
Example 1:

Myth
meef
Миф


Example 2:

Center
tsentr
Центр


Example 3:

Chekhov (name)
chekhof
Чехов


Example 4:

Noise
shoom
Шум


Example 5:

cabbage soup
shshee
Щи


Example 6:

I (as in me)
ja
Я


Example 7:

Yuri (name)
yooreeyi
Юрий