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How do I memorize the Russian alphabet?

Does anybody know the Russian alphabet. I have a feeling I should look it up, but I think I should ask here first for advice.

Thanks fellow Duolingo learners,

<pre> Yours Sincerely, Bethany </pre>
1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Stevie_Z

I watched this video right here. I had already known most of the letters but was having trouble with reading and saying words even with knowing each letter. This really stuck it down for me with the few obscure letter differences like И, Й and ы; as well as Ш and Щ.

How to read Russian in 2 hours. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vIi05c5lbbk

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GlobalJim711
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Just do a search in YouTube for many clips on the printed alphabet. Here is one for cursive. Printing Russian is rare. https://youtu.be/tqDLDfYoO2o

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JamesBenne585833

Just break it up. There are 33 letters, 31 of which have sounds and 2 that modify the preceding letter. Five are basically the same as in English, E, T, O, M, and K. The rest are mostly taken from Greek, so if you have studied much math or college fraternities they should look familiar. Work on 5 letters a day and by the end of the week you should have it down!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duotuomo
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Russian letters are easy to learn. The keyboard is a little trickier. Russian PC keyboard layout is totally different from standard issue. Learn ten fingers typing, the standard keyboard and the russian.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wiseachoo

I found it was easiest to learn Cyrillic by looking for lists of cognates (words that sound like their borrowed English counterparts). A good example would be: Doctor = доктор. This teaches you the alphabet in context. You'll be able to learn the whole alphabet in a matter of a few sessions.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/87Colette
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In the lessons the Russian words are written in Cyrillic, it's too bad.

1 year ago