Translations

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А а А а А а Α α A a As in father
Б б Б б Б б ΜΠ μπ B b / In Greek also mp / mb As in beer
В в В в В в Β β V v Somewhere between a v as in very and a b as in butter
Г г Г г Г г Γ γ G g (Greek sometimes Y y) Like g in go. In Greek with an open throat, like the r in German waren.
Γ γ (before γ, ξ, κ, χ) n Like ng in hang
Д д Д д Д д ΝΤ ντ D d (Greek sometimes nt / nd) d as in dog
Δ δ d Soft th as in that
Ђ ђ Ѕ ѕ Đ đ / Ẑ ẑ / Dz dz dz like in Hudson
Ѓ ѓ Ǵ ǵ / Gj gj Similar to j in jungle
Е е Е е Е е Ε ε / αι E e As in set
Ж ж Ж ж Ж ж Ž ž / Zh zh Like the s in leisure
З з З з З з Ζ ζ Z z As in zone
Θ θ Th th As in thing
И и И и И и Η η / Ι ι / Υ υ / ΕΙ ει / ΟΙ οι I i Similar to the e in pee
Й й Ј ј Ј ј J j / Y y / J̌ ǰ As in yeast
К к К к К к Κ κ K k Similar to kind
Л л Л л Л л Λ λ L l Similar to hill
Љ љ Љ љ Lj lj / L̂ l̂ Mix between l and y, as in Italian meglio or Spanish Sevilla or in some accents million
М м М м М м Μ μ M m Like in mix
Н н Н н Н н Ν ν N n Like in no
Ν ν (after α, ε, η) u / v / f v as in very
Њ њ Њ њ Nj nj / N̂ n̂ Somewhere between n and y, as in Portuguese piranha or Spanish niño
Ξ ξ x As in fax
О о О о О о Ο ο / Ω ω O o Similar to floor
П п П п П п Π π P p Similar to pot
Р р Р р Р р Ρ ρ R r Tongue-rolled R like in a Scottish or Bavarian accent
С с С с С с Σ σ ς S s As in sun
Т т Т т Т т Τ τ T t Similar to tea
Ћ ћ Ć ć Somewhere between ch as in chalk and ts as in tsunami
Ќ ќ Ḱ ḱ / Kj kj / Ć ć In between c as in can and y as in yeast
У у У у У у ΟΥ ου U u (Greek also ou) As in rule
Ф ф Ф ф Ф ф Φ φ F f As in find
Х х Х х Х х Χ χ H h / Kh kh / Ch ch Between a K and an H, like in Spanish junta or Scottish/German loch. In Greek, when before a light vowel (e/i) like German ich or some English accents human.
Ц ц Ц ц Ц ц C c / Ts ts Ts like in tsunami
Ч ч Ч ч Ч ч Č č / Ch ch Like in cello
Џ џ Џ џ Dž dž / D̂ d̂ / Dj dj / Dzh dzh Like in jungle
Ш ш Ш ш Ш ш Š š / Sh sh Like in shit
Щ щ Št št / Sht sht As hashtag or German stehen
Ъ ъ Ǎ ǎ / A a Like the u in turn
Ь ь ΥΙ υι ' / Y y Like y in canyon
Ю ю Ju ju / Yu yu Like in menu
Я я Ja ja / Ya ya Like in yarn
Ψ ψ Ps ps Like in capsule

Language guides people can bring

  • Deutsch-Bosnisch rough guides booklet
  • Deutsch-Griechisch Taschenwörterbuch Langenscheidt
  • Bicycle parts in all European languages Booklet