Russian letter Х х

Russian letter: Х х

Same look, different sound Order in the alphabet: 23

Looking like the English letter Х, the Russian letter Х sounds more like the English H in hat.

Writing

Printed v.1
Х х
Printed v.2
Х х
Printed v.3
Х х
Cursive
Х х
Hand-written
Х х

Pronunciation

As in the alphabet
Actual sound
Transcription
[ kh ]
How to pronounce
like h in hat
Pronunciation tips

Practice in syllables

  • ха
  • ху
  • хо
  • хе
  • хи
  • хё

Words with this letter

Audio
With stress marks
хаке́р
Cursive / Hand-written
хакер
хакер
Transcription / Translation
[ khá-kyer ]
hacker
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
ха-ха-ха
Cursive / Hand-written
ха-ха-ха
ха-ха-ха
Transcription / Translation
[ kha-kha-kha ]
ha-ha-ha
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
э́хо
Cursive / Hand-written
эхо
эхо
Transcription / Translation
[ é-kha ]
echo
Pronunciation tips

The О is unstressed and pronounced like А.

Practice with a worksheet

Practice the hand-written Russian letter Х, as well as the syllables and words listed above, with this worksheet: download the worksheet.