RUSSIAN ALPHABET, PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY

Letters И and Й.

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Vocabulary

  • ико́на – n icon
  • лист – 1) n leaf; 2) n sheet (of paper)
  • ру́ки – the plural form of the noun рука́ (hand; arm)
  • мир – 1) n world; 2) n peace
  • ки́нул – he threw (the masculine form of the Past Tense of the verb ки́нуть – “to throw”)
  • изги́бы – the plural form of the noun изги́б (bend)
  • йо́га – n yoga
  • трамва́й – n tram
  • но́вый – adj. new
  • вой – n howling
  • строй – 1) n system, order; 2) 2nd p. sing. of the imperative form of the verb стро́ить (to build)
  • дуй – 2nd p. sing. of the imperative form of the verb дуть (to blow)
  • мой – 1) my, mine; 2) 2nd p. sing. of the imperative form of the verb мыть (to wash)
  • той – Gen., Dat., Prep. Sing. of the pronoun та – “this” (feminine)
  • худо́й – adj. thin, lean
  • руко́й – Instr. Sing. of the noun рука́ (hand; arm)
  • усто́й – normally is used in the plural number усто́и (foundations)
  • Сабанту́й – Sabantuy (a Bashkir, Idel-Uralian and Tatar summer festival)
  • санато́рий – n sanatorium; health resort

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