Where and When?

You already know two question words: кто   (who) and что (what).

To learn the words for when and where, you need one more letter. It's time for another Picture Drama!

At the right is a picture of a gallows. This is a really gruesome graphic, but it sure does get your attention. gallows
At the right is a Russian letter that looks very much like a gallows, and it has the sound of the first consonant in the word get. (See a pronunciation exception.) Г

We use this consonant in the Russian words for "when", spelled like this:

and "where", spelled like this:

We need где́ to ask a useful question:

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