Roushie leid

East Slavic leid

Roushie or Roushian (Roushie: русский язык "rooskiy yazik") is the leid spak in Roushie. It uises the Cyrillic alphabet. It is an Indo-European leid in the Balto-Slavic faimily. The Roushie leid is the maist spak Balto-Slavic leid, an is the offeecial leid o Roushie, Belaroushie, Kazakhstan, an Kyrgyzstan. It is an offeecial leid o the Unitit Naitions an aa.

russkiy yazyk
русский язык[1]
Pronunciation[ˈruskʲɪj jɪˈzɨk] ( listen)
Native taeRoushie Federation
Native speakers
150 million (2010)[2]
260 million (L1 plus L2 speakers) (2012)[3]
Early form
Cyrillic (Roushie alphabet)
Roushie Braille
Leid codes
ISO 639-1ru
ISO 639-2rus
ISO 639-3rus
Linguasphere53-AAA-ea < 53-AAA-e
(varieties: 53-AAA-eaa to 53-AAA-eat)
States where Roushie is an offeecial leid (dark blue) or a de facto workin leid (teal)

Examples eedit

Here's some examples o Roushie wirds:

  • Да (Da): Ay
  • Нет (Nyet): Na
  • Яблоко (Yabloko): Aiple
  • Кошка (Koshka): Cat
  • Собака (Sobaka): Dug
  • Мясо (Myaso): Met

References eedit

  1. On the history of using "русский" ("russkij") and "российский" ("rossijskij") as the Russian adjectives denoting "Russian", see: Oleg Trubachyov. 2005. Русский – Российский. История, динамика, идеология двух атрибутов нации (pp 216–227). В поисках единства. Взгляд филолога на проблему истоков Руси., 2005. On the 1830s change in the Russian name of the Russian language and its causes, see: Tomasz Kamusella. 2012. The Change of the Name of the Russian Language in Russian from Rossiiskii to Russkii: Did Politics Have Anything to Do with It?(pp 73–96). Acta Slavica Iaponica. Vol 32,
  2. "Världens 100 största språk 2010" (The World's 100 Largest Languages in 2010), in Nationalencyklopedin
  3. Russian language. University of Leicester. Retrieved 30 June 2014.