Cyrillic alphabet


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Noun1.Cyrillic alphabet - an alphabet derived from the Greek alphabet and used for writing Slavic languages (Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Ukrainian, and some other Slavic languages)
alphabet - a character set that includes letters and is used to write a language
bicameral script - a script having two distinct cases
Translations
кирилица
alfabeto cirílico
kirillitsa
kyrillinen kirjaimisto
alphabet cyrillique
cirill ábécé
alfabet cyrylicki
alfabeto cirílico
azbukacyrilika
азбукаћирилица
азбукакирилиця
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Nevertheless, she does recommend that people learn how to read the Cyrillic alphabet and some basic Russian vocabulary.
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.
The bill establishes that in all the bodies of the central government, an official language, in addition to the Macedonian language and its Cyrillic alphabet, should also be the language other than the Macedonian spoken by at least 20 percent of the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia and its alphabet, that is, the Albanian language.
The Macedonian language, written using its Cyrillic alphabet, is the official language throughout the Republic of Macedonia and in the international relations.
Russian can be written using these Cyrillic alphabet letters or "transliterated" to English letters like the words above.
Cyril and Methodius was enormous, that the Cyrillic alphabet created by a Bulgarian was used in Macedonia, too, and that the Cyrillic alphabet gave many countries their identity.
There they translated the Bible in the Old Church Slavonic language and created the Glagolitic alphabet, which later served as the basis of the Cyrillic alphabet developed by their disciples.
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.