Author: Russkiy Yazyk - Media Edition: 1
Total words: 49792 Grade:
The Dictionary contains about 65,000 terms which cover the following branches of construction studies: engineering buildings and tools, construction and installation work, hydroengineering, engineering networks, construction materials and technologies, construction and road-building machines, construction tools, construction management, design, urban planning, ecology of construction, types of buildings and installations, architecture, theoretical foundations of construction.
The Dictionary also contains terminology from related fields, including commercial and legal aspects of construction, trade in construction materials, valiation and trade in real estate.
The Dictionary has been compiled to meet the needs of many specialists in construction industry and related fields, as well as of university professors, students and translators. It will be very useful for all specialists working on international construction projects.
The Comprehensive Dictionary of the Contemporary Russian languages in four volumes is the largest existing Russian dictionaries (over 180,000 entries). The Dictionary reflects Russian lexis at the turn of the 21st century. It contains both core lexical items and specialist terms, including those that have been adopted by the Russian language in the last few years. Obscene, taboo, and slang words have not been included.
The Dictionary contains words of all the classes that are recognized in the Russian language, word-building prefixes and suffixes, first and last elements of compound words, and multi-word equivalents to single words (such multi-word units are also supplied with a part-of-speech label). The definitions of semantically similar words are written in a uniform manner and the links between lexical meanings and derivational meanings are given detailed treatment. The Dictionary is also the first reference work to present homonyms systematically and in detail.
The Dictionary is intended for philologists, journalists, editors, translators, teachers, arts students, students of Russian as a foreign language, pupils, and all those who wish to know the Russian language better.