Just say “да”

Here’s your first Russian word: the word for “yes.”


And here are the letters individually:

CapitalSmallSounds like
  Д     д   d in dog
  А     а   a in aha!

The second letter (the vowel) is always pronounced like ah. If you try any other pronunciation, you're playing the game with the wrong rules.

Well, now that we know the word for “yes,” let's get the word for “no.” As you know from those spy movies, it’s pronounced play Click the right arrow to learn some new letters so you can write this in Russian.