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Russian Alphabet

First things first. Learn the Russian alphabet, then go save the world. Yakov will help you learn it with the more than enjoyable flash cards below, and then you can quiz yourself with the dangerously addictive Lingo Dingo review game!

Russian Mini Course - Russian Alphabet









English Russian Roman Spelling
A А a
B Б b
C В v
D Г g
E Д d
F Е e
G Ё yo
H Ж zh (sounds lik “g” in “beige”)
I З z
J И I (sounds like “e” in English)
K К k
L Л l
M М m
N Н n
O О o
P П p
Q Р r
R С s
S Т t
T У u (sounds like double “o” in English)
U Ф f
V Х kh
W Ц tz (sounds similar to “zz” in “pizza”)
X Ч ch
Y Ш sh
Z Щ sch
No English letter Ъ
No English letter Ы y
No English letter Ь
No English letter Э e
No English letter Ю yu
No English letter Я ya

Learning the Russian Alphabet

Hopefully you had fun learning the Russian alphabet. It is time to move on to some Russian words. With good practice and the right tools, you can learn Russian faster than you thought. You will make some mistakes. Laugh about them, learn, and move on! Have fun learning the Russian phrases too! Pretty soon the Russian language will be a part of you.

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