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When is "в" pronounced /v/ and when is it pronounced /w/?

June 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/skstudio

At the end of the word after a vowel and in the middle of the word between a vowel and a consonant, "в" should be pronounced as "w" (as in "row"): брав, повторити.

You can here it from newsreaders on TV and radio, but many native speakers do not follow this rule.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JackyDW

Thanks so much! This really clears it up!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Irusejka

This question has already been asked. There is an explanation: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/15595612

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