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Letters that look and sound the same as their Latin counterparts:
 
Letters that look and sound the same as their Latin counterparts:
А Е К М О C Т
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*А Е К М О C Т
  
 
Letters that look the same but sound different:
 
Letters that look the same but sound different:
В H Р Ы Х
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*В (v) H (n) Р (r) У (u) Х (kh)
  
If you're familiar with Greek:
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Letters that are recognizably from Greek:
Б Г Д З П Ф
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*Г (gamma) П (pi) Ф (phi)
  
 
Special Tyvan letters
 
Special Tyvan letters
Ө Ү Ң
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*Ө (ö) Ү (ü) Ң (ŋ)
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The other letters:
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*Б (b) Д (d) Ё (jo) Ж (zh) З (z) И (i) Й (j) Ц (ts) Ч (ch) Ш (sh) Щ (shch) Ы (y) Э (e) Ю (ju) Я (ja)
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The hard and soft sign:
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*Ъ (`) Ь (')

Revision as of 22:18, 14 December 2006

Тыва Дыл Kичээллер
Lesson 0 Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4

Tyva dyl lesson 1: Cyrillic letters and Transliteration

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by Stacey Borsody
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(Incomplete)

Tyvan is written in the Cyrillic alphabet with a few additional letters. This is a quick tutorial for learning Cyrillic. Most of the letters are based upon the Greek alphabet. A lot of them are familiar looking to users of the Latin alphabet since the Latin alphabet is related.

Letters that look and sound the same as their Latin counterparts:

  • А Е К М О C Т

Letters that look the same but sound different:

  • В (v) H (n) Р (r) У (u) Х (kh)

Letters that are recognizably from Greek:

  • Г (gamma) П (pi) Ф (phi)

Special Tyvan letters

  • Ө (ö) Ү (ü) Ң (ŋ)

The other letters:

  • Б (b) Д (d) Ё (jo) Ж (zh) З (z) И (i) Й (j) Ц (ts) Ч (ch) Ш (sh) Щ (shch) Ы (y) Э (e) Ю (ju) Я (ja)

The hard and soft sign:

  • Ъ (`) Ь (')