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
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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: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russian_phonology#Consonants /р/ -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dental,_alveolar_and_postalveolar_trills /ч/ -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voiceless_alveolo-palatal_affricate /х/ -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voiceless_velar_fricative Here's a very useful YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zltpo15toe0&list=PLlmgeS8moU5ivxZCWJogsaxvxSJ-Mv-83
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
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