GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL MOSIN RUSSIAN
This guide gives
the pronunciation of the most common Russian words
encountered by Mosin Maniacs. Its purpose is not
to give technically correct linguistic transliterations,
but to indicate how the words are pronounced in colloquial
Russian. Just pronounce the phonetic renditions as
though you were reading English.
The Arsenals Adjectives
- arsenal: oruzhenii
zavod "ah-roo-ZHYEN-nee zah-VAWT"
- carbine: karabin "kah-rah-BYEEN"
- model: obrazets "ah-brah-ZYETZ"
- rifle: vintovka "vyeen-TOFF-kah"
- sniper: snayperskaya "snigh-PYEHR-skah-yah" (This
is the feminine form of the adjective; I included
it this way because we almost always see it only
in the context of snayperskaya vintovka, sniper