Hey guys, Im Kira and todays Word is , which means for as in for
the sake of.
There are two kinds of Russian s and this one is soft. The tongue is high and when
it releases it almost sounds like an l with a y sound built into it: ,
This preposition is never stressed, or emphasized, so the often turns into more of a schwa
or even an sound because the mouth doesnt have time to open very far.
The Russian default mouth position has the jaw slightly forward, tip of the tongue behind
the bottom teeth, lips rounded and protruded. Here we go - jaw, tongue, lips: ,
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