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    instr. unstressed ей same as ы and и?

    Is the instr. unstressed ей pronounced the same as the plural endings ы and и?
    "со своей спутницей"

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    Re: instr. unstressed ей same as ы and и?

    Quote Originally Posted by sperk
    Is the instr. unstressed ей pronounced the same as the plural endings ы and и?
    "со своей спутницей"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzjcfKfgQT8
    Generally speaking, no. It is closer to "ий" (or "ый" after ш and ц). The "й" is sometimes barely audible, but it is there.

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    Re: instr. unstressed ей same as ы and и?

    Quote Originally Posted by sperk
    Is the instr. unstressed ей pronounced the same as the plural endings ы and и?
    "со своей спутницей"

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzjcfKfgQT8
    Well to start with, the plural endings ы and и are not pronounced the same....
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