Cyrillization of Greek

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Cyrillization of Greek refers to the transcription or transliteration of text from the Greek alphabet to the Cyrillic script.

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Modern Greek to Russian

The following system has been used for Cyrillization of modern Greek into Russian. [1] [2]

GreeknoteCyrillicexample
αа
αιэ
άι, αϊ, άυаи
αυbefore β, γ, δ, ζ, λ, μ, ν, ρ, or a vowelав
αυbefore θ, κ, ξ, π, σ, τ, φ, χ, or ψаф
βв
γг
γbefore ε, αι, ι, η, υ, ει, or οιгΓερμανία Германиа
γι, γει, γυbefore vowelsйΓιατρός Ятрос
γγнгΆγγελος Ангелос
γκword-initialгΓκάνα Гана
γκwithin a word before a voiced consonant or a vowelнг
γκwithin a word before an unvoiced consonantнк
γχнх
δдΔανία Даниа
εword-initialэΈλβας Элвас
εelsewhereе
ειи
ειbefore a vowelй
εϊэи
ευbefore β, γ, δ, ζ, λ, μ, ν, ρ or a vowelэв
ευbefore θ, κ, ξ, π, σ, τ, φ, χ, ψэф
ζзΖαγορά Загора
ηи
θтΘεωδόρας Теодорас
ιи
ιbefore a vowelй
κк
λл
μм
μπword-initialб
μπwithin a wordмп
νн
ντword-initialд
ντwithin a wordнт
ξкс
οо
οιbefore a vowelй
οιи
όιои
οϊой
ουу
πп
ρр
σbefore θ, κ, π, ξ, σ, τ, ψ, χ, φ, or a vowelс
σ, ςbefore β, γ, δ, ζ, λ, μ, ν, ρ, τ, or ζз
τт
υи
υbefore a vowelй
φф
χх
ψпс
ωо

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References

  1. Salnova, A. V. (2005). Греческо-русский и русско-греческий словарь[Greek–Russian and Russian–Greek Dictionary]. Moscow: Русский язык Медиа. ISBN   5-9576-0124-1.
  2. Borisova, A. B. (2004). Греческий без репетитора[Greek Without a Tutor]. Moscow: Корона. pp. 8–10. ISBN   5-89-815-482-5.