Russian letter Ю ю

Russian letter: Ю ю

New look, familiar sound Order in the alphabet: 32

The funny looking Russian letter Ю sounds like the whole word you.

Writing

Printed v.1
Ю ю
Printed v.2
Ю ю
Printed v.3
Ю ю
Cursive
Ю ю
Hand-written
Ю ю

Pronunciation

As in the alphabet
Actual sound
Transcription
[ yu ]
How to pronounce
like you in you
Pronunciation tips

When it follows a consonant, the consonant becomes soft.

Practice in syllables

  • дю
  • пю
  • лю
  • тю
  • мю
  • сю
  • бю

Words with this letter

Audio
With stress marks
люк
Cursive / Hand-written
люк
люк
Transcription / Translation
[ lyuk ]
hatch
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
глюк
Cursive / Hand-written
глюк
глюк
Transcription / Translation
[ glyuk ]
glitch (slang)
Pronunciation tips
Audio
With stress marks
ю́бка
Cursive / Hand-written
юбка
юбка
Transcription / Translation
[ yúp-ka ]
skirt
Pronunciation tips

Followed by a voiceless consonant (K), Б sounds like П.

Audio
With stress marks
ключ
Cursive / Hand-written
ключ
ключ
Transcription / Translation
[ klyuch ]
key
Pronunciation tips

Practice with a worksheet

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