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    a very simple translation into hand writing?

    Hello everyone,

    I'm new. I have a very simple, probably laughable request. I hope you are willing to help me though.

    I am trying to hand write the name Victoria. In russian I believe it is ВЙКТОРЙЯ

    can anyone write this name by hand in cursive? I've attached my attempt.

    thank you,

    Drew


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    It is "Виктория", pay attention to that "И" and "Й" are different letters. Cursive of this word is like English "Bukmopu"+"я". There is also difference in English k vs Russian к, but letters "к" and "я" you wrote in acceptable way. And write "и" like overthrown English "n".
    "Россия для русских" - это неправильно. Остальные-то чем лучше?

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    It should be Виктория (Й is a different letter).

    (+) Your В, К, О, and Я are really good, they all look natural. Well done.
    (-) И (or Й in your attempt) lacks a little "leg" to the right, Р should look exactly like English "P" (not R"). Your T looks more like M, though you got the general idea.

    I decided to correct your pic just a little, so you could see correct spelling in your own handwriting. )


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    amazing. You guys rock.

    should I leave the letters separated like that or should i string them together like true cursive?

    can't tell you how much I appreciate your time.

    Drew

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    All letters are supposed to be interconnected, and that's how kids are tought to do it at school. But in real life many people don't connect the letters, or connect only some of them.
    Though if you write really fast, the letters tend to get connected on their own accord, because your pen motions are more sweeping. That's the beauty of coursive.

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    1: my own pathetic attempt at writing it in MS paint
    2: "Виктория" written in the Propisi font, which is probably the best example of a cursive Cyrillic handwriting font
    3: "Виктория" written in Arbat font, if you don't want to join the letters up it should look a little bit like this

    Things to watch out for:
    - make sure you write the letter т like m, not like м (i.e. make sure you use the down-stroke at the beginning)
    - the letter и should be written like u, again, don't miss out the down stroke, this time at the end!

    Hope this helps.
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