- 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.See also jer(def 1).
- front jer.See also jer(def 2).
Origin of soft sign
translation of Russian myágkiĭ znak
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018