The modern Russian alphabet consists of 33 letters: twenty consonants ( б , в , г , д , ж , з , к , л , м , н , п , р , с , т , ф , х , ц , ч , ш , щ ), ten vowels ( а , е , ё , и , о , у , ы , э , ю , я ), a semivowel / consonant ( й ), and two modifier letters or "signs" ( ъ , ь ) that alter pronunciation of a ...
The Glagolitic script (/ ˌ ɡ l æ ɡ ə ˈ l ɪ t ɪ k /, ⰃⰎⰀⰃⰑⰎⰉⰜⰀ, glagolitsa) is the oldest known Slavic alphabet. It is generally agreed to have been created in the 9th century by Saint Cyril, a monk from Thessalonica.
Cyrillic alphabet, writing system developed in the 9th–10th century ce for Slavic-speaking peoples of the Eastern Orthodox faith. It is currently used exclusively or as one of several alphabets for more than 50 languages, notably Belarusian , Bulgarian , Kazakh , Kyrgyz , Macedonian , Montenegrin (spoken in Montenegro; also called Serbian ...
The Early Cyrillic alphabet, also called classical Cyrillic or paleo-Cyrillic, is a writing system that was developed in Medieval Bulgaria in the Preslav Literary School during the late 9th century.
Two Slavic languages, Belarusian and Serbian, are biscriptal, commonly written in either alphabet. East Slavic languages such as Russian have, however, during and after Peter the Great's Europeanization campaign, absorbed many words of Latin, French, German, and Italian origin.
Alphabet - Cyrillic, Glagolitic, Scripts: The two early Slavic alphabets, the Cyrillic and the Glagolitic, were invented by Saints Cyril and Methodius. These men were from Thessalonica, and they traveled to the southern Slavic regions to spread Christianity.
Slavic alphabet may refer to any of the following scripts designed specifically for writing Slavic languages (note: a number of Slavic languages, including all West Slavic and some South Slavic, are written in the Latin script): Glagolitic script; Cyrillic script (also used for non-Slavic languages) Early Cyrillic alphabet; Belarusian alphabet