Can you clarify what language these writings are in and what they say?

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    Certainly that's Cyrillic, so it's likely Slavic. My guess is Russian.
    – jlawler
    Sep 28, 2014 at 21:08
  • It is Russian...
    – Anixx
    Sep 29, 2014 at 6:09
  • Could we possibly ban the use of "unknown language" to mean "a language which I personally am not able to read"? Russian is hardly an unknown language.
    – fdb
    Feb 2, 2015 at 12:32

2 Answers 2


The first one is called Поцелуев мост (Potseluev Bridge or literally Bridge of Kisses) and the second one Утро (Morning). The artist is Покидышев (Pokidyshev).

This transliteration table is useful when you need to translate Russian but aren't familiar with the Cyrillic alphabet. I use it with Google Translate.

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    Oct 8, 2014 at 12:36

A little comment on above. "Поцелуев мост" does not mean 'Bridge of kisses'. It's just 'Potseluev's Bridge' (in Saint-Petersburg, Russia).

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