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:Schtscherbakow.
>> Schtschukin. Chruschtschew. Dunno how/if Germans manage to pronouncethat...
>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