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Russian

Russian is used in Russia and parts of the former Soviet Union such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Ukraine.

Entries below:  Russian, Russian transcription (IPA), Russian transliteration (ALA-LC, BGN/PCGN, GOST, ISO 9:1995, Scientific/Scholarly, and UN), 1800s Russian, and Russian using the constructed Grand Alphabet
 

top Russian (also known as Russki)

printed Russian:

[printed Russian]

handwritten Russian:

[handwritten Russian]

Cyrillic fonts for Slavic languages in the Gallery of Unicode Fonts

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot and Wikipedia


top Russian transcription

Russian transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA)

[IPA for Russian]


top Russian transliteration

Russian transliterations using common "romanization" schemes

ALA-LC:

[ALA-LC]

BGN/PCGN:

[BGN/PCGN]

GOST:

[GOST]
 

ISO 9:1995:

[ISO 9:1995]

Scientific/Scholarly:

[Scientific]

United Nations:

[United Nations]

Russian romanization information at Wikipedia


top 1800s Russian

The Russian language, like others, has changed over time. This is what it was like in the 1800s:

[1800s Russian with IPA]

Russian language history at Wikipedia


top Russian using the constructed Grand Alphabet

Matthew Whitaker created the Grand Alphabet to unify the writing systems of English, German and Russian.

[Russian using the Grand Alphabet]

See also English and German using the Grand Alphabet

Writing system information at Omniglot



The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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