RUSSIAN ALPHABET, PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY

Letters Я, Ю, Е, Ё.

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Vocabulary

  • я – pron. I
  • я́ма – n pit
  • я́сли – the plural form of the noun
  • я́дра – the plural form of the noun ядро́ (kernel; nucleus)
  • ю́ный – adj. young, youthful
  • Ю́рий – Yuri (male name)
  • юбиле́й – n anniversary
  • юла́ – n humming top
  • Е́ва – Eva (female name)
  • е́ла – she ate (the feminine form of the Past Tense of the verb есть – “to eat”)
  • е́ду – I’m going (by car, by bus etc.) (1st p. sing. of the Present Tense of the verb е́хать – “to go by any vehicle”)
  • е́сли – conj. if
  • ёмкий – adj. capacious
  • ёлка – n firtree
  • ёрзал – he fidgeted (the masculine form of the Past Tense of the verb ёрзать – “to fidget”)
  • Я́нус – Yanus (male name)
  • юри́ст – n lawyer, jurist
  • е́хал – he was going (by car, by bus etc.) (the masculine form of the Past Tense of the verb е́хать – “to go by any vehicle”)
  • сто́я – standing; upright
  • прия́тный – adj. pleasant, agreeable, nice
  • зна́ю – I know (1st p. sing. of the Present Tense of the verb знать – “to know”)
  • ро́ю – I’m digging (1st p. sing. of the Present Tense of the verb рыть – “to dig”)
  • зае́хал – the masculine form of the Past Tense of the verb зае́хать – “call in (on the way)”
  • прее́мник – n successor
  • приём – n reception
  • струёй – Instr. Sing. of the noun струя́ (stream, jet)
  • струя́ – n stream, jet
  • ду́ю – I’m blowing (1st p. sing. of the Present Tense of the verb дуть – “to blow”)
  • уе́ду – I will leave (for somewhere) (1st p. sing. of the Present-Future Tense of the verb уе́хать – “to leave for any place”)
  • даёт – he/she gives (3rd p. sing. of the Present Tense of the verb дава́ть – “to give”)

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