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faux Cyrillic

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EtymologyEdit

From Cyrillic + faux, French for false.

AdjectiveEdit

faux Cyrillic

  1. Of or pertaining to faux Cyrillic.

Proper nounEdit

faux Cyrillic

  1. Usage of Cyrillic letters in place of visually similar (though not necessarily phonetically similar) Roman letters in languages which use the Roman alphabet, to create a more 'Russian' feel for a text.
    The line 'IБ ТНIБ ТЯIP ЯEДГГУ ИEСEББДЯУ?' (for 'Is this trip really necessary') is found in Frank Zappa's song 'I don't wanna get drafted' [1].

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