As an avid tourist, it's nice to soak in the atmosphere of the country you're visiting, imbibing as many aspects of the local culture as we can. With this in mind, here's a dose of Russian that's sure to come in handy on your upcoming trip.
● The language is replete with consonants being consistently palatalized, which is why we've emboldened the stressed syllable in our guide.
● The 'g' sound in Russian is always the hard sound, just like in 'garlic' and not like 'gender'.
(yah nee guh-vah-RYOO pah ROO-skee)
(vyh guh-vah-REE-tyeh pah ahn-GLEES-kee?)
(Duh-vee-ZEE-tyeh mee-NYAH duh)