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Re: Cyrillic letters for /T/ and /D/

Date:Friday, February 22, 2008, 8:55
In a message dated 2/22/2008 02:21:54 AM Central Standard Time,
dedalvs@GMAIL.COM writes:

> Wasn't their a native Cyrillic character for /T/? If I'm remember > right, it looked like an upper case Roman V. The letter I'm > thinking of is a V with a little tail on the upper right. It's pictured > here, but it doesn't give it's value, unless I'm missing it: > > <> >
Russian (and Cyrillic in general) used to have additional letters, some retained from Greek. Two of these were derived from upsilon and theta (fita) . They were used in words of Greek original especially, and pronounced as /i/ and /f/, respectively. It was the fita that looked like a <V>. stevo </HTML>