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"One billion dollars"

Translation:Один мільярд доларів

November 12, 2015

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Why is it "мільярд" and not "мілярд"? Shouldn't the "я" already make the "л" palatalized?


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    The soft sign (ь) here shows that я is pronounced as ya. I.e., it's a palatised l, followed by y, followed by a, /milʲ'jard/. (Мілярд would be /mi'lʲard/

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