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Re: German favourite words (was Re: Language Difficulty)

From:Roger Mills <romilly@...>
Date:Tuesday, October 2, 2001, 3:58
Henrik Theiling wrote:
>Vasiliy Chernov <bc_@...> writes: >> And the Russian letter 'shcha' is translitterated schtsch:
>> Schtschukin. Chruschtschew. Dunno how/if Germans manage to pronounce
> >But it should be ,Chruschtschow' I think, since `ë' normally becomes >`o' in German or `jo', not `e' as in English.
Many newsreaders in the US just said Krushev; a few got Krushchev. And to think it's only 6 letters in Russian, XPY|||,ËB