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The Oxford New Russian Dictionary

The Oxford New Russian Dictionary

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The Oxford New Russian Dictionary

Paperback - 620pp

For code pupils, translators, pupils of Russian literature, or anybody that must look up some Russian from time to time, this unique edition of the Oxford Russian Dictionary is today revised & up-to-date. With both Russian-to-English and English-to-Russian sections, over 100,000 words and words offer a broad breadth of info. Notations for colloquialisms, adjectives, nouns & verbs included.

About the Russian Language

Russian is the many geographically common code of Eurasia and the many commonly spoken of the Slavic languages. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is regarded as 3 (or, according to some authorities, four) living members of the East Slavic languages, the others being Belarusian and Ukrainian (and perhaps Rusyn, usually considered a dialect of Ukrainian).

Written examples of Old East Slavonic are attested within the 10th century onwards. Today Russian is popular outside Russia. Over a quarter of the world's scientific literature is published in Russian. It is moreover used as a signifies of coding and storage of universal knowledge � 60�70% of all planet info is published in English and Russian languages. Russian additionally is a important accessory of planet communications systems (broadcasts, air- and area correspondence, etc). Due to the status of the Soviet Union as a superpower, Russian had perfect political value in the 20th century. Hence, the code is regarded as the official languages of the United Nations.

Russian differentiates between consonant phonemes with palatal secondary articulation and those without, the so-called soft and difficult sounds. This distinction is found between pairs of most consonants and is regarded as the many distinguishing attributes of the code. Another significant aspect is the reduction of unstressed vowels, that is not completely unlike that of English. Stress in Russian is neither indicated orthographically, nor governed by phonological rules.

Russian is the official code of Russia. It is equally an official code of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the de facto official code of unrecognized Transnistria, South Ossetia and Abkhazia. Russian is regarded as the six official languages of the United Nations. Education in Russian remains a common choice for both Russian as a 2nd code (RSL) and native speakers in Russia and most previous Soviet republics.

The Oxford New Russian Dictionary

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