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Can I spell актёр as актор?

I looked for actor in dictionary and found it spelled both ways. Is актор really okay to use?

November 3, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/Shady_arc

Well, since you are learning Russian here, use the Russian word, which is актёр.

November 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/cherub721

I guess you could spell it актер since the the two dots over ё is said to be optional unless omitting it would cause confusion (as in все/всё).

November 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/alex_tv80

Yes, you can spell it "актер" (and actually most of Russian natives do it). But as for "все" and "всё" these are two different words (все - everybody, всё - everything). It is better to write "ё" here to avoid confusion.

November 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/abohanon

if it has a e not a o and how did u get that streak

November 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/inversed

It would work if you wanted to say it like you would say it in English, А́ктор. But Актёр is still the right way to say it, if you want to be specific.

November 3, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/alex_tv80

"Актор" is correct Ukrainian spelling ). Also I am not sure but probably it was spell that way in XIX century.

November 3, 2015
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