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ноль высоты 10

English translation: 24 arshins long, 15 arshins wide and 10 arshins high

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20:19 Sep 19, 2007
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Construction / Civil Engineering
Russian term or phrase: ноль высоты 10
The same letter from Vologda, 1930. Spasibo!

Мы, дети, нетрудоспособные--инвалиды, выселены из вагонов, размещены в лесу в бараках, сделанных зимой из слег простым крестьянским шалашом, покрыт раструской соломы с навалом земли два вершка длины и 24 аршина ширины понизу, 15 верх, ноль высоты 10, нары три яруса, расмещены с вещами 180 человек, пол земляной.
Deborah Hoffman
Local time: 01:51
English translation:24 arshins long, 15 arshins wide and 10 arshins high
Explanation:
The commas are in wrong places. You should read:
покрыт раструской соломы с навалом земли два вершка, длины 24 аршина, ширину понизу 15, верх ноль, высоты 10...

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Note added at 9 час (2007-09-20 06:17:36 GMT)
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the width at the top is 0

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Note added at 11 час (2007-09-20 07:42:47 GMT)
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the barrack is A-shaped
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Alexander Litvinov
Local time: 08:51
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524 arshins long, 15 arshins wide and 10 arshins high
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24 arshins long, 15 arshins wide and 10 arshins high


Explanation:
The commas are in wrong places. You should read:
покрыт раструской соломы с навалом земли два вершка, длины 24 аршина, ширину понизу 15, верх ноль, высоты 10...

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Note added at 9 час (2007-09-20 06:17:36 GMT)
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the width at the top is 0

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Note added at 11 час (2007-09-20 07:42:47 GMT)
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the barrack is A-shaped

Alexander Litvinov
Local time: 08:51
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