Viktoria Виктория
What is the difference between ч, ш, щ and between х, р? I kinda understood the differences between ш, щ, but not between these 2 letters and ч, and the difference between х and р
Oct 13, 2018 3:39 AM
Answers · 6
ш - like sh in shame ч - like ch in chain р - more like Spanish 'r' х - like Spanish 'j' or like English 'h' but more aspirated
October 13, 2018
Wikipedia has a detailed information on phonetics with examples from different languages: /р/ --,_alveolar_and_postalveolar_trills /ч/ -- /х/ -- Here's a very useful YouTube channel:
October 13, 2018
@Victoria, Try to listen to these words and you will see, that there is a huge difference between those letters. 1. Человек(ч) 2. Прищепка (щ) 3. Пешеход (ш) 4. Походка (х) 5. Ресторан (р) Try to put these words in Google Translate
October 13, 2018
Still haven’t found your answers?
Write down your questions and let the native speakers help you!
Viktoria Виктория
Language Skills
English, French, German, Icelandic, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian
Learning Language
English, French, German, Russian