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,
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>.
> 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: