arhipelag

English translation: archipelago

18:17 Aug 20, 2001
Russian to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Russian term or phrase: arhipelag
arhipelag
natasha
English translation:archipelago
Explanation:
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Alla Itkis
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na +8archipelago
Alla Itkis
naarchipelag is derived from the word archipelago
Ravindra Godbole
naarchipelago
janasru
naarchipelago
Alexandra Tussing
naАрхипелаг
Andrei Vrabtchev
naАрхипелаг
Rostov
naАРХИПЕЛАГ
Rostov


  

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11 mins peer agreement (net): +8
archipelago


Explanation:
Sic!

Alla Itkis
Canada
Local time: 14:11
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ludwig Chekhovtsov
27 mins

agree  beermatt
1 hr

agree  Davorka Grgic
3 hrs

agree  Alexander Kudriavtsev
4 hrs

agree  Oleg Pashuk (X)
12 hrs

agree  Jack Doughty: but if the next word is "gulag", it would mean Soviet prison camps in Siberia.
13 hrs

agree  Rostov
1 day 12 hrs

agree  Nicola (Mr.) Nobili
30 days
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3 hrs
Архипелаг


Explanation:
Archipelago: [Архипелаг]

1. Море или водное пространство с вкраплениями островов или же сами острова.

2. Archipelago- Pronounced As: дrkipelgo [Ital., from Gr.=chief sea], ancient name of the Aegean Sea, later applied to the numerous islands it contains. The word now designates any cluster of islands.



    Reference: http://www.imvs.ru/IntegralYoga/Sri_Aurobindo/RandHicks.Dict...
    Reference: http://www.encyclopedia.com/articles/34435.html
Rostov
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3 hrs
АРХИПЕЛАГ


Explanation:
АРХИПЕЛАГ, а, м. Группа близко расположенных друг к другу морских островов.

| прил. архипелаговый, ая, ое.

RE: словарь «живого» русского языка С.И. Ожегова

Rostov
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13 hrs
Архипелаг


Explanation:
P.S. Uspeh :)))


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Andrei Vrabtchev
Bulgaria
Local time: 21:11
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23 hrs
archipelago


Explanation:
normally, a cluster of islands.

Also possible:

"Archipelag GULAG" - the title of Solzhenitsyn's book about the Soviet system of prisons and labour camps in Siberia.

Alexandra Tussing
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1 day 10 hrs
archipelag is derived from the word archipelago


Explanation:
archipelago means -a cluster of islands in a vast expanse of water.
pelago is a greek word- meaning sea
archipelago means- chief sea


Ravindra Godbole
India
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2 days 9 hrs
archipelago


Explanation:
archipelago : 1. a group of islands
2. a sea with many islands (greek: archi chief + pelagos sea) ( origin Aegean sea
we all have heard of Gulag Archipelago
JANANI

janasru
India
Local time: 00:41
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