Russian letter С с

Russian letter: С с

Same look, same sound Order in the alphabet: 19

The Russian letter С looks like the English C.

Unlike the English C, Russian С has only one sound - s (notice that there is no letter S in the Russian alphabet).

Writing

Printed v.1
С с
Printed v.2
С с
Printed v.3
С с
Cursive
С с
Hand-written
С с

Pronunciation

As in the alphabet
Actual sound
Transcription
[ s ]
How to pronounce
like s in stop
Pronunciation tips

C always sounds like S and never like K.

Practice with syllables

  • са
  • со
  • се

Words with this letter

Audio
With stress marks
сто
Cursive / Hand-written
сто
сто
Transcription / Translation
[ sto ]
hundred
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
сок
Cursive / Hand-written
сок
сок
Transcription / Translation
[ sok ]
juice
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
сам
Cursive / Hand-written
сам
сам
Transcription / Translation
[ sam ]
self
Pronunciation tips

Practice with a worksheet

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