In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Khalkha Mongolian may be written in traditional Uighur or Cyrillic script.
- Poland traditionally thinks of itself as the frontier of European civilisation, a bulwark against the east, with its Orthodox church and Cyrillic script.
- These non-Slavic influences are reflected in the Slovene language, which is written in the Latin alphabet, while most Slavic languages use the Cyrillic alphabet.
- Serbian uses a Cyrillic alphabet, while Croatian uses a Latin alphabet.
- Dining here also requires some small mastery of the Cyrillic alphabet and at least a tenuous grasp of Bulgarian, because the languages in use are Bulgarian and Turkish.
- I had studied Russian in college, so it was my job to recognize the Cyrillic alphabet, which Bulgarian, a Slavic language very close to Russian, employs.
- His writings are cited as one of the main reasons foreigners learn Russian, despite its forbidding Cyrillic alphabet and complex grammar.
- She also discovered that Bulgarians use the Cyrillic alphabet, but, apart from that, had no idea what to expect when she stepped off the plane onto Bulgarian soil for the first time in July this year.
- Czech is one of a group of Slavic languages that use the Roman rather than the Cyrillic alphabet.
- In 1941 the Government of Mongolia adopted a phonetic alphabet derived from a modified Cyrillic script.
- The two men had invented the Glagolithic and then the Cyrillic script, which was a mix of Greek, Latin and Hebrew letters.
- According to a French artist currently exhibiting his works in Bulgaria, the Cyrillic alphabet is actually more artistic than its Western relation.
- I find it easy to recognise the difference between the other Cyrillic languages.
- The stopping times and places are in the carriage and despite Russian's Cyrillic script, it's easy to guess where you are and how long you'll stop there.
- Like most Slavonic languages, Macedonian is written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
- The national language is Bulgarian, a South Slavic language of the Indo-European language family, which uses the Cyrillic script.
- A small pile of Russian-made shipping flares, covered in Cyrillic script, had been used and discarded in one corner.
- I concluded that the Cyrillic alphabet and Bulgarian language were valued and respected cultural assets of the country.
- Currently, the names of the residential areas on most of the signs are written in the Cyrillic alphabet.
- The alphabet is made up of 33 Cyrillic characters, the last of which is a character which does not stand alone but follows various consonants to soften the sound.
- Christian missionaries, Cyril and Methodius, propagated the Christian faith and the Cyrillic alphabet.
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