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soft sign

noun
1.
the Cyrillic letter (ь) as used in Russian to indicate that the preceding consonant is palatalized, or to represent (y) between a palatalized consonant and a vowel.
2.
front jer.
See jer.
Origin
translation of Russian myágkiĭ znak
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