They Cyrillic alphabet is based on an early Slavic alphabet created by Saints Methodius and Cyril, and their disciples. If you know the Russian alphabet, note the following important differences:
As such, it was great to get this guest post from Dani, who writes at isimplylovelanguages. She'll show you that it isn't as bad as you think! Take it away Dani. They the Russians write differently! And since the script is somehow unknown to us, it gives us the impression that Russian is difficult.
But once we get familiar with the unknown script and get over this first barrier, we can dive into the language and enjoy it like every other language. In this post I want to give you some bits of advice about how you can easily tackle this barrier and get familiar with the Cyrillic script.
Is it important to learn the Russian Cyrillic script? This question always comes up when a language is written in a script other than the Latin one. Even if you only focus on speaking, then the script could still be important to you. There are some phrasebooks available that provide a transcription for all words and phrases, of course, and you could learn from these.
But when you are serious about Russian I guess it will be very difficult to avoid the script completely. Also, if you plan to visit Russia as a traveller, it could be very helpful to know how to read the script.
Even in the big cities, you often find Cyrillic street signs only. When I was in Moscow last year, I met many travellers at a hostel who complained that the underground stations are written in Cyrillic only. All you need is a rainy weekend and a positive mood! Many of these 33 letters look very familiar to what English speakers are used to: However, they are a few letters that look like Latin letters but have a different meaning.
I would say that these are the six trickiest letters in the Russian alphabet because we associate a different sound with them. After a few exercises you will get used to reading them correctly.
The remaining letters are alien to most of us: Most of them represent sounds for which we either have a letter in the Latin alphabet itself or at least use the sound in our phonetic system. You might wonder now, how to memorize these new letters. At the beginning it takes you about 20 seconds to read a word, later on you will be able to read it at first sight.
However, many people like to work with mnemonics. You can find several ones others have found useful on Memrise for instance, although I personally prefer to come up with my own memory hacks. I would be curious to hear about your ideas. Decoding words Do you like crosswords or other kinds of puzzles?Learn the Polish alphabet (alfabet polski) and the pronunciation of Polish letters and words with comprehensive tables, videos and audio samples!
These words sound like Polish language influenced by Ukrainian. So You can also ask on /r/ukraine for people who can read handwriting in Latin alphabet. permalink. Browse the Font Squirrel fonts tagged as Polish.
Return to arteensevilla.com Writing Polish Characters / Letters How to Use Polish Letters and Characters? It's commonly accepted that one of the first tasks for a student of Polish is to become acquainted with the various sounds of the alphabet.
The Polish alphabet is the script of the Polish language, the basis for the Polish system of orthography. It is based on the Latin alphabet but includes certain letters with diacritics: the kreska or acute accent.
Polish Alphabet; a as in father tak thus, so, yes, raz once: ą as in dome są they are, wąż snake: The sound ą is pronounced like om, except that the lips or tongue are not completely closed to pronounce the m, leaving a nasal resonance instead.