The Soft Л (continued)

The table below compares words and phrases with hard л's to words and phrases with soft л's. All of the words in the left column are incorrect, and do not actually exist. However, many missionaries pronounce words in this way. All the words in the right column are correct. Click on the words to compare their pronunciation. If you find that you usually use the pronunciation in the left column, strive to change these habits and mimick the pronunciation in the right column.

Soft Л (Correct Pronunciation) Hard Л (Incorrect Pronunciation) Meaning
Спаситель Спасител Savior
Евангелие Евангелые Gospel
Вы знали Вы зналы You knew