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How can "катится" rhyme with "крушится"?

That's why I was wondering if at that time we had кати́тся and where I could find such an information. If you are looking for a diachronic analysis of Russian stress in general, the most ...
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Difference of pronunciations of музей and музеи

Му-зей is two syllables, the зей part is just one sound. Му-зе-и, on the other hand, is three syllables. The и is elongated into a separate vowel. This can be hard to catch in quick speech, but with ...
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The pronunciation of "cовсем" vs "со всем"

To distinguish the two sentences, I would add a little pause where the dash is. The pause, along with a bit of a rising tone just before it, is a common way to indicate ellipsis: Маша любит красное ...
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The pronunciation of "cовсем" vs "со всем"

There is no difference in pronunciation between со всем and совсем whatsoever, or, the way the kids on the internet put it these days, от слова совсем. There's no pause or accent or anything. That's ...
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Difference of pronunciations of музей and музеи

When I hear one of these words and can't distinguish it by context All human languages, Russian being no exception, have a high level of redundancy. Many languages don't have the concept of plural as ...
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Why is the letter "г" in some Russian words pronounced [v]?

Сначала звук "г" стал произноситься фрикативно, как он сейчас произносится в украинском языке и часто в южнорусских говорах (Украина и соседние регионы, например Белгородская область). Так, ...
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What syllable of the Russian surname Орлов is stressed?

Most bearers of this name put the stress on the final syllable: Орло́в. This is in accordance with the etymology of the name, that is the possessive form of the noun орёл. That said, some bearers of ...
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The pronunciation of "cовсем" vs "со всем"

The second phrase has a noun omitted. It means something like "со всем имуществом - ушёл", "со всеми вещами - ушёл", "ушёл - и забрал с собой всё".
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Difference of pronunciations of музей and музеи

In му-зе́й the stress is on the second syllable, which is said like "way". In му-зе́-и, the stress is also on the second syllable, but you just add и, which sounds like [ɪ] in pink.
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Is "й" pronounced as "j" or "y"?

I think your confusion stems from the fact that most textbooks use the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) in their transcriptions, and the IPA symbol for the y in yes is /j/. Why did they choose j? ...
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