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xxxE2efour
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:18
Swedish to English
Aug 11, 2005

I recently came across a reference to New Comprehensive Russian-English Dictionary (by D.I. Ermolovich and T.M. Krasavina, Moscow, Russky Yazyk Media, 2004). Has anyone seen it?

The R-E dictionary I currently have is Taube, Litvinova et al. 1987 (Russky Yazyk) which I quite like. Any recommendations? (don't bother to mention the Oxford ER/RE Dictionary) which I think is rather poor.

I otherwise use Ozhegov, of which the latest edition seems to be 2000.

Apologies if I have missed any posts. I am only an occasional reader of Russian and am not up to date with the latest resources.


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Natalie  Identity Verified
Poland
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Hi Barry Aug 11, 2005

I think that the most popular EnRu dictionaries are ABBYY Lingvo (the most recent version is 10) and Multilex (the newest version is 5):

http://www.abbyy.com/partners/default.asp?search=1
http://www.medialingua.ru/distributors.asp?country=8966&root_id=8644&sub_id=8999

The distributors of ABBYY software in UK:
http://www.abbyy.com/partners/default.asp?search=1

The distributors of Multilex (unfortunately, no distributors in the UK):
http://www.medialingua.ru/distributors.asp?country=8966&root_id=8644&sub_id=8999


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Alexandre Khalimov  Identity Verified
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Electronic Dictionaries Aug 13, 2005

Personally, I find Multitran to be superior to both Abbyy Lingvo and Multilex. It's true that Multitran is a compendium of sometimes unverified translator-submitted entries, but that makes for the most current and comprehensive resource of all terminology banks in Eng-Rus pair. And with a little translating common sense and internet-based references one can easily detect and avoid flops which Multitran sometimes proffers.

[Edited at 2005-08-13 13:18]


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xxxblawith
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Re: Dictionaries. Aug 19, 2005

Hi,
I find very usefull dictionaries on-line such as Yandex, Rambler.
Sometimes search via Google in the advanced seach+ Russian language can navigate you too.
Hope this helps.

Blawith


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