Dictionary

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  1. Transcription
  2. Related words
  3. Usage examples
  4. Sources for dictionary entries and examples
  5. Troubleshooting

Dictionary entries are displayed under the translation text. The service also provides the following:
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  • Plural forms of German nouns.
  • Irregular verb forms for English.
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Transcription

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Related words

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Usage examples

Dictionary entries contain examples of how words are used. To view them, press Show examples at the top of the dictionary entry.

You can also see quotes from books and movies where the word is used under the dictionary entry.

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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