Russian letter Т т

Russian letter: Т т

Same look, same sound Order in the alphabet: 20

The Russian letter Т also looks and sounds totally the same as its English sister.

But pay attention to its cursive and hand-written forms: what you use in English for m is used for small т in Russian.

Writing

Printed v.1
Т т
Printed v.2
Т т
Printed v.3
Т т
Cursive
Т т
Hand-written
Т т

Pronunciation

As in the alphabet
Actual sound
Transcription
[ t ]
How to pronounce
like English t
Pronunciation tips

Practice in syllables

  • та
  • то

Words with this letter

Audio
With stress marks
а́том
Cursive / Hand-written
атом
атом
Transcription / Translation
[ á-tam ]
atom
Pronunciation tips

Unstressed О sounds like А.

Audio
With stress marks
там
Cursive / Hand-written
там
там
Transcription / Translation
[ tam ]
there
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
том
Cursive / Hand-written
том
том
Transcription / Translation
[ tom ]
volume (of a book)
Pronunciation tips

Practice with a worksheet

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