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The study of the abstract aspect of the sounds or *phonemes* in a given language

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Are there loanwords from English where "h" is transliterated to "х" rather than "г"?

Russian doesn't have a direct equivalent to the sound of English h. But to some English speakers it seems odd that words taken into Russian from English which have an h sound are transliterated using ...
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Difference in pronunciation of е and ѣ in old Russian

I often encounter claims that these letters formerly were pronounced differently. Can anybody please point me to a sound record that shows the difference?
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What are all the times where "е" changes to "ё"?

I don't know if this was asked before but I never saw it in search, so I'll just ask it. Can someone list all the situations where "е" would be changed to "ё" ? Like maybe after 2 vowels or if the ...
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