Russian Language

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Russian Language

The Russian language, one of the languages of Indo-European family, showed up due to the disintegration of the Indo-European our ancestral language. The Indo-European language disappeared some one thousand years ago, but left behind it new linguistic divisions, one of them being common Slavic. Common Slavic was used by Slavic communities until the 6th century when the East Slavic, Old Russian, West Slavic and South Slavic languages showed up. In roughly the Fourteenth century from East Slavic, three other languages showed up namely Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian. The Russian terminology therefore is considered part of the East Slavic group of Slavic division of Indo-European language family. The Russian language showed up in the Fourteenth century and developed during latter centuries under the influence of social-economic, political and social changes which started to determine a Russian nation.

Russian Language

Over the course of centuries, the vocabulary and fictional style of Russian have also been affected by Russian and Central European languages such as Greek, Latin, Dutch, polish, ¬†German, French, and English, and to a smaller level the languages to the north and the east: Finno-Ugric, Turkic, Persian, Arabic. According to the Defense Language Institution in Monterey, California, Russian is classified as a level III language in conditions of learning problems for local English speakers, demanding approximately 780 hours of commitment training to achieve advanced fluency. It is also considered by the United States Intellect Community as a “hard target” language, due to both its problems to master for English speakers and its critical role in American world policy. In March 2013 it was declared that Russian exceeded In German as language no 2 on the web and Russian is now the second most used terminology on the web, behind English. Russian is used on 5.9% of all websites, slightly ahead of In German and far after English.

 It is the most geographically extensive language of Eurasia and the most commonly spoken of the Slavic languages. It is also the largest native language in Europe countries, with 144 million native speakers in Russian federation, Ukraine and Belarus. Russian is the 8th most spoken language on the world by variety of native speakers and the 5th by count of speakers. The language is one of the six official languages of the United Countries. Russian noticeable is a Slavic language spoken primarily in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. It is an unofficial but commonly spoken language in Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, and to a smaller level, the other countries that were once component republics of the USSR. Written examples of Old East Slavonic are bear out from the Tenth century forward. Russian differentiates between consonant phonemes with palatal additional connection and those without, the so-called soft and difficult sounds. This difference is found between couples of almost all consonants and is one of the most identifying features of the language. Another critical facet is the reduction of unstressed vowels. Pressure, which is unforeseen, is not normally indicated orthographically though an optionally available serious feature may be used to mark stress such as to differentiate between homographic words.

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