Cyrillic alphabet

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an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and some other Slavic languages)

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'RS Prime Minister A1/2eljka Cvijanovic is now using the idea about the supremacy of the Cyrillic alphabet as another provocation, and yet another way of drawing attention from disastrous economic situation and collapse in RS,' said Durakovic.
The Russian avant-garde of the 1920s and the Moscow Conceptualists of the 1970s inspired the covers of several Kraftwerk albums, and the group has used slogans and words written in the Cyrillic alphabet regularly during their performances.
Greek and Bulgarian historians have long claimed that the population of Fyrom - a territory that has been, off and on, under Bulgarian control - is essentially Bulgarian, with little claim on the ancient Greek heritage, and that Cyril and Methodius, the inventors of the Cyrillic alphabet and part of Macedonia's pantheon of national heroes, were born of a Greek father and a Bulgarian mother.
Russian can be written using these Cyrillic alphabet letters or "transliterated" to English letters like the words above.
You'll also learn how the devilishy hard Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet has evolved over the years.
The uppercase Cyrillic alphabet includes twelve symbols that are visually quite similar to counterparts in our Latin alphabet: A, B, C, E, H, K, M, O, P, T, X, and Y.
In later years however, learning the Cyrillic alphabet and keeping Russian books on hand were punishable on the grounds of being implicit praise for communism.
In Bosnia, the local version of Cyrillic alphabet was used, while in Croatia, a variant of the Glagolitic alphabet called squared or angular Glagolitic script was preserved.
It includes reviews of books on the Cyrillic alphabet as well as more general works presenting a typology of writing systems.
a guide to the Cyrillic alphabet. Even if you can't muster any spoken Russian, being able to spell words written in Cyrillic is an enormous advantage in Siberia.
You go to the supermarket and you can't read what you're buying because y y g of the Cyrillic alphabet, even buying a box of CornFlakes.
Cyril (at right), who developed the Cyrillic alphabet; Boleslaw, the first king of Poland; astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus; and St.
The Serbian Cyrillic alphabet is interspersed with the Latin alphabet, borrowing from German such as "Sieben gegy Theben" and other foreign or English/international terms, such as "pizza."
Olin begins with an overview of the Cyrillic alphabet. She offers a thumbnail sketch of its history and development, as well as a chart that offers side-by-side comparison of the Russian letter, letter name, Russian sound, an English analogue, and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbol.
Conservatives have also started gathering signatures for another referendum, demanding a ban of the Cyrillic alphabet in Croatia.