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By ABBYY Lingvo

The excellent English-Russian and Russian-English Learner's Dictionary of Collocations is the made of the author's approach to compilation of learner's dictionaries comprehensively describing the English language process for Russian-speaking (thinking in Russian) scholars studying English. the most rules of the method:
- concentrate on a particular pupil (thinking in Russian);
- vocabulary choice in line with frequency;
- semantic constitution of phrases in keeping with frequency;
- presentation of vocabulary goods in phrases;
- commentaries to entries (4 varieties) in line with Russian-English contrastive and comparative studies;
- translation variants;
- functions of linguistic content;
- Russian-English word list (reverse dictionary).
Total quantity of over 2 hundred author's sheets
The dictionary is a deciphering and coding learner's dictionary, i.e. it explains the integrated words' meanings and also teaches pondering within the international language in addition to formulating/coding of a inspiration in Russian utilizing the English language. numerous comparative commentaries serve an analogous purpose.
The authors depend upon the theories of words, their types and ideas of the lexical items' cognitive body. those matters shape the theoretical foundation mirrored within the constitution of the dictionary's entries.

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In Yunnan and Guizhou the minority populations are 32 percent and 26 percent, respectively, though they are under 4 percent in Sichuan. At least twenty-six different minority groups can be found in Yunnan. Among the largest are the Miao, Yi, Dong, Tujia, Hani, Dai, Tibetans, and Lisu. Much of the area was formerly part of the Nanzhao Kingdom. Until recent times, several important urban centers were predominantly populated by non-Han peoples-for example, Dali and Lijiang in Yunnan. The climate generally ranges from cool temperate to tropical, depending on elevation and latitude.

There is a wide gap in living standards between Sichuan and the rest of the region and between the Han and the other nationalities within the region. (8) Tibetan Plateaus. Tibet, Qinghai, and western Sichuan lie mostly above 3,000 meters. Barley, buckwheat, and some wheat are grown in the southeastern valleys, while pastoralism (raising yaks, sheep, goats, and horses) is widespread in Qinghai and western Tibet. Traditional trade routes Introduction to China xxxvii from Tibet to Nepal and India, closed in 1949, have only recently been reopened.

Among the Han Chinese, concern with the spirits of the dead extends to a concern with ghosts. These ghosts are thought to be lonely spirits, uncared for by any of their descendants. They will cause harm to the living unless they are fed and propitiated. The government continues to strongly discourage belief in ghosts. Among many of the minority peoples, expression of concern with ancestors and ghosts takes different forms and is often overshadowed in importance by animistic belief systems concerned with honoring or appeasing the spiritual forces in all natural phenomena.

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