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Slavic Studies: Russian alphabet

Cyrillic alphabet

Conversion table for the Russian alphabet


Letter English equivalent Name

 А а



 Б б



 В в



 Г г



 Д д



 Е е



 Ё ё



 Ж ж



 З з



 И и



 Й й

 i, y

 ee kratkoyeh

 К к



 Л л



 М м



 Н н



 О о



 П п



 Р р



 С с



 Т т



 У у



 Ф ф



 Х х

 h, kh


 Ц ц



 Ч ч



 Ш ш

 sh (hard)


 Щ щ

 sh (soft)


 Ъ ъ

 hard sign

 tvyordiy znahk

 Ы ы



 Ь ь

 soft sign

 myagkeey znahk

 Э э



 Ю ю



 Я я




Letters eliminated in 1917 reform


Letter English equivalent Name

 I i


 dotted i

 Ѳ ѳ



 Ѣ ѣ



 Ѵ ѵ