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Introduction to Russian Alphabet: 42

This letter has a version two as well. It looks like this:

Й

In Russian, this letter is called и краткая which means – the short i.

It is short because it is pronounced just like y in boy. I’m just going to write the short i as j.

Let’s start with an uncommon example. The word for nightingale in Russian is written solovjej. You can write it:

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