Synopses & Reviews
Called "the most complete and succinct" lexicon of its type by The Times Literary Supplement, The Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary has long been a favorite of students, scholars, businesspeople, and travelers. Now this popular dictionary is available in a completely revised Second Edition. Providing the most up-to-date coverage of general vocabulary in both languages, this handy resource offers the perfect companion for reading and conversation. No other pocket dictionary can match its outstanding features: More than 70,000 words and phrases; emphasis on modern idioms and colloquial usage; numerous illustrative examples of vocabulary in context; all common abbreviations and acronyms; pronunciation in the International nhonetic Alphabet; and guidance on constructions, complementation, and difficult points of grammar. Remarkably comprehensive, this new edition of an established classic provides an essential resource for students needing a handy guide to the Russian language.
This major new edition of the Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary
offers a completely new text derived from the latest edition of the acclaimed Oxford Russian Dictionary
, including up to date vocabulary from all areas of life today--leisure, business, travel, technology - with new words in each language.
Other new features include a guide to Russian and English grammar, extra help with letter-writing, and an ultra-clear, user-friendly layout for easy access.
Language is now studied in the context of its culture, so there is a brand-new supplement giving lively and useful information on life in the Russian-speaking world. - political institutions, educational systems, the media, key dates, and festivals.
Portable, compact, and affordable, the Pocket Oxford Russian Dictionary is ideal for school, the office, and lower university level.
Table of Contents
Using this dictionary
Treatment of entries
The Russian alphabet
The English alphabet