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Russian Cursive

Where can I see numbered diagrams for handwriting each Cyrillic letter?
posted by slowlikemolasses on Dec 5, 2013 - 2 answers

 

How to copy/paste Cyrillic characters from PDF?

For years, I've accepted as fact that Russian-language PDFs don't play nice with other programs. That if you tried to paste copied text into Word or Notepad, you'd get gibberish characters. (I work on two laptops, one with Windows Vista and Acrobat, the other Windows 7 and Reader.) Are there any clever workarounds or programs I should know about? [more inside]
posted by lily_bart on Jan 19, 2013 - 7 answers

Shape-based transliteration between alphabets?

Is there a name for the practice of transliterating between alphabets, but doing substitutions based purely on shape, not sound? e.g., Я becomes R, З becomes 3, И becomes N... [more inside]
posted by soma lkzx on Aug 25, 2011 - 6 answers

Language Geekery: Slavic Edition

Which Slavic language should I study? [more inside]
posted by Sara C. on Apr 27, 2011 - 33 answers

Why does this Russian translation not match up?

There's a "Trimet Respects Civil Rights" notice on all the public transit vehicles in Portland. It's one straightforward paragraph translated into 6 languages. Why is it that in the [what I believe to be] Russian translation, the word "Trimet" only appears once, whereas in the 5 other languages it appears twice? [more inside]
posted by desertface on Apr 14, 2011 - 6 answers

Addressbar search problems in Firefox: returns Russian results!

When I search Google from the Firefox address bar I get Russian results - why and how can I fix it? [more inside]
posted by jonesor on Aug 2, 2007 - 6 answers

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music - Сергей Васильевич Рахманинов

Can anyone transcribe this into Cyrillic for me? There is [more inside]
posted by Liosliath on Dec 20, 2006 - 5 answers

Trouble viewing Cyrillic on my PalmOs PDA

How can I view Russian (Cyrillic) text on my Palm Zire 31? [more inside]
posted by gregb1007 on Aug 23, 2006 - 4 answers

Russian/foreign cell phones

I accidentally spilled some water on my girlfriend's cell phone (a Motorola Razr), and it stopped working. I'd like to get her a new one to replace it, but there's a wrinkle: [more inside]
posted by Johnny Assay on Mar 12, 2006 - 13 answers

Where can I find a Russian typewriter?

Any idea where I could buy a Russian (Cyrillic) typewriter? [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Feb 15, 2006 - 4 answers

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