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  1. Transcription
  2. Usage examples
  3. Sources for dictionary entries and examples
  4. Mistakes in dictionary entries

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  • Plural forms of German nouns.
  • Irregular verb forms for English.
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Transcription

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Usage examples

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Sources for dictionary entries and examples

  • Udmurt-Russian dictionary © Udmurt Institute for History, Language and Literature, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2008.
  • Mari language Dictionary = Marii muter © Mari Scientific and Research Institute of Language, Literature, and History, 1990-2005.
  • Wiktionary, the free multilingual dictionary.
  • Open-source parallel corpus OPUS (Jörg Tiedemann, 2012, Parallel Data, Tools and Interfaces in OPUS).

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