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.


Modern Greek to Russian

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

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
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
δдΔανία Даниа
εword-initialэΈλβας Элвас
ειbefore a vowelй
ευbefore β, γ, δ, ζ, λ, μ, ν, ρ or a vowelэв
ευbefore θ, κ, ξ, π, σ, τ, φ, χ, ψэф
ζзΖαγορά Загора
θтΘεωδόρας Теодорас
ιbefore a vowelй
μπwithin a wordмп
ντwithin a wordнт
οιbefore a vowelй
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
υbefore a vowelй

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