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Russian Language

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Russian speaking countries. Russian Countries </>
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Countries where Russian is an official language. Countries
Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
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Total count of countries where Russian is official language. Total No. Of Countries
4
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11
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Countries where Russian is a native language. National Language
Russia
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Countries where Russian language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
Afganistan
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Continent wise Russian speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Asia, Europe
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Countries where small group of people speak Russian language. Minority Language
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
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Organization that administrates and maintains the Russian language. Regulated By
Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
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Interesting facts about Russian language. Interesting Facts
  • In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
  • In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.
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The language to which Russian is similar. Similar To
Ukrainian and Belarusian Languages
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The language through which Russian is derived from. Derived From
Proto-Slavic Vocabulary
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Set of letters used in Russian language. Russian Alphabets </>
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Image of Russian alphabets. Alphabets in Russian
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
33
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15
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Russian phonology is the study of sounds in Russian language. Russian Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
10
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8
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
21
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11
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Writing system used by Russian language. Russian Scripts
Cyrillic
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The direction in which Russian language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. Russian Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is Russian hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. Russian Language Levels
6
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5
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
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10
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Basic useful phrases in Russian Language. Russian Greetings </>
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HELLO in Russian. Hello
здравствуйте(zdravstvuyte)
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THANK YOU in Russian. Thank You
спасибо(spasibo)
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HOW ARE YOU? in Russian. How Are You?
Как дела? (Kak dela?)
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GOOD NIGHT in Russian. Good Night
Спокойной Ночи(Spokoynoy Nochi)
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GOOD EVENING in Russian. Good Evening
Добрый Вечер(Dobryy Vecher)
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GOOD AFTERNOON in Russian. Good Afternoon
Добрый День(Dobryy Den')
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GOOD MORNING in Russian. Good Morning
Доброе Утро(Dobroye Utro)
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PLEASE in Russian. Please
пожалуйста(pozhaluysta)
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SORRY in Russian. Sorry
Извините(Izvinite)
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BYE in Russian. Bye
до свидания(do svidaniya)
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I LOVE YOU in Russian. I Love You
Я тебя люблю(YA tebya lyublyu)
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EXCUSE ME in Russian. Excuse Me
извините(izvinite)
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. Russian Dialects </>
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Variety of Russian language. Dialect 1
Doukhobor Russian
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, Saskatchewan
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Dialect 1 speaking population. How Many People Speak
30,000.00
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46
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Variety of Russian language. Dialect 2
Olonets
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Olonets
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Variety of Russian language. Dialect 3
Novgorod
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Novgorod
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
13
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14
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Total count of people speaking Russian language. How Many People Speak Russian? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
276.00 million
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6
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
2.33 %
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9
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
166.00 million
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8
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Number of people speaking Russian as second language or as non-native language. Second Language Speakers
110.00 million
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7
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Local name of Russian language in it’s own script. Native Name
Русский
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Alias or other names of Russian Language. Alternative Names
Russki
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Name of Russian in French Language. French Name
russe
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Name of Russian in German Language. German Name
Russisch
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
[ˈruskʲɪj jɪˈzɨk]
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
Russians
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History of Russian language. Russian History </>
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Evolution period of Russian language. Origin
1000 AD
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Indo-European Family, Slavic Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
Slavic
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
Eastern
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Russian language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
Old East Slavic
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Standard Russian
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Rank of Russian language based on total number of native speakers. Russian Language Position
7
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7
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Signed Russian
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Scope of Russian language Scope
Individual
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Russian language code. Russian Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Russian language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
ru
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Russian language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of Russian language. ISO 639 2/T
rus
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of Russian language. ISO 639 2/B
rus
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Russian language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
rus
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Russian language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
Not Available
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
russ1263
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of Russian language. Linguasphere
53-AAA-ea
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Types of Russian Language. Types of Language
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Type of Russian language. Language Type
Living
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Russian Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Verb-Object
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Russian Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
Fusional and Synthetic

Origin of Russian language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Russian language is one of the Most Spoken Languages. The origin of Russian language states that it was put to use in 1000 AD. The history of Russian language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Russian Language History. The evolution of Russian language began with early forms such as Old East Slavic. Standard Russian is the standard form of Russian language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Russian Language.

Russian population

Russian population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Russian language. Russian language is spoken by 276.00 million people in the world. Most of the Russian population lies in the Russian Speaking Countries. Russian language is spoken as first language by 166.00 million people and as second language by about 110.00 million people. Get to know Russian speaking population in detail.

Russian writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Russian writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Russian language. Some languages share common writing systems. Cyrillic script is used by Russian language. Learn more about . 

Information about Russian language

Check out all the information about Russian language here. You may find it interesting to learn Russian Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Russian Speaking Countries, Russian speaking continents and Russian Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Russian countries knowing common Russian Greetings will help you in communicating with Russian people.