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Would someone be able to aggregate my Excel frequency file of 1 million unique Russian word forms into lemmas?

Based upon the official Russian Corpus, I have gathered a frequency list of Russian unique word forms on an Excel file (about 840'000 unique word forms out of an universe of 188 million words – with и ...
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Syntax should be a synonym of синтаксис

I suggest to add syntax synonym to синтаксис tag. I don't have enough reputation to do that myself.
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #1 on Russian Language has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderators are: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Russian Language Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next ...
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Can I ask This in the main forum? Why do similar letters in En and Ru have different pronunciations?

I don't know whether my question is appropriate for the forum or not. I'll appreciate if you show me the right way. Why do similar English and Russian letters have different pronunciations? for ...
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Database of English words with Russian translation

I have been building some web-based tools for learning using a database of words that comes from OpenRussian. For example the entry for the noun машина has the English translations: car; machine, ...
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What is the difference between tags [история-языка] and [history]?

What is the difference between tags история-языка and history? Should the latter be made a synonym for the former?
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Why was this question of mine closed?

Why on earth was this question of mine closed? Do I need a comma in "Здравствуйте вновь!"? No dictionary contains an answer to my question.
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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May I ask questions about obscene language here?

And should I somehow mask these words? I don't want to break local rules, but haven't find such a restriction.
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How many years did it take to become "fluent" (C2) in Russian?

It seems that very few English speakers have actually mastered the Russian language as adult learners. There are many examples of English learners becoming fluent in the language, almost to the point ...
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Incomplete and imperfect list of reasons for closing a question

Why on earth the most obvious reason - that is, that question is off-topic, is not present in this list? Is it something community-specific or should we request changes on a Stackexchange level?
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Learning Russian language

I am a newcomer here. I want to learn Russian language, but I didn't understand the functions of the site in order to write messages for those who know Russian. Who will help me?
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Please make the difference between this site and rus.stackexchange.com explicit

Recently I read this and looked onto a list of sites and... suddenly "Russian" and "Русский язык" on different URIs and each having very similar description. How do I know where I want to ask my ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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We need to talk about shabunc, and I mean really talk

For years now, shabunc has been a disruptive, trigger-happy moderator coming up with the pettiest of excuses to put questions on hold or straight-up delete them. The examples are too many to list, ...
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What are the precise objective criteria to determine whether the question is too broad?

I cannot speak for everyone, but for me it is extremely embarrassing and disappointing to invest time and effort to formulating a question and then to get it put on hold as a too broad question. I ...
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Implications of using backtick (inline code) markup for Russian text

User @Mołot reached me in a comment raising concerns about using backtick notation for visual markup. De-facto this kind of markup has been used quite often at Russian SE by many users (including me) ...
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The tag “verb-aspects” should be renamed to “verb-aspect”

As in the title—it just doesn’t work in plural in this context as an abstract category. It’ś like saying we are discussing “lengths” instead of “length”.
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Indo-European cognates

Where can I discuss the prehistoric relation between Russian and English. For example Z might be related to our G in zelyoni and zemlya (ge-ometry). The only clue my teacher ever mentioned was that ...
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Was questions in Russian moved from here to rus.stackexchange.com?

As I remember, there were questions in russian in this site (russian se). now, when typing this quesion, I see a proof it was so, (I saw in suggestions of already asked questions): Whether to ask ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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"What are the best language-learning resource collections for background X and interest Y?"

There was one time years back when I was looking for a computer, which I intended to use to run Linux and build software, and I posted a question saying to a hardware company's list saying "I think I ...
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Topic deleted with an answer

Just now a second topic from a user whose alias i don't remember was deleted by, I suppose, moderator @Dmitry. His request had to do with a textbook exercise with possessive/reflexive pronouns. The ...
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Russian fluency [closed]

I hope I found the right section to talk a bit off-topic. Last Saturday (10/02) I've been to a coffee bar attended by many people of different nationalities. I got to talk to a Russian lady in her ...
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Moderator Position Open - Nominations Needed

We are looking to fill one available moderator position here on Russian SE and are looking for interested users. Ideally Moderators are elected by the community, but until the community is large ...
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Question about pronunciation

Is it okay to ask questions about pronunciation? Dispite some astonishing resources like wikitionary, sometimes I find words which are tricky and I can't help but ask about it.
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Why has my question been closed?

I ask to intelligibly and fully explain why my question has been closed. If it is possible, I’d like to see a reference to the help center, not just a text with claims.
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Is there a list of bilingual tag synonyms on the site that need to be merged? Can we create one?

To commemorate the Moscow subway now also making announcements in English, I suggest that we merge all existing Russian-language tags with English synonyms and vice versa. This is a follow-up to two ...
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Should "aspect" be a synonym for the "вид" tag?

Should "aspect" be a synonym for the "вид" tag? I don't have enough reputation to suggest synonyms, but it seems like it would make sense for those who do not know the names of grammatical terms in ...
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Are handwriting recognition questions legit on this stack?

Difficulty reading cursive lettering has been closed, citing: Questions asking for translations are off-topic unless prior research effort is clearly indicated; we're here to help you learn, not ...
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винительный падеж tag -- Should all tags be associated with their English translations?

I don't have enough reputation to propose a tag synonym, but I was wondering, for a lot of tags (e.g. грамматика) it also suggests the English translation. However, a lot of tags aren't linked/...
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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to Russian on topic here?

I want to see if I'm allowed to ask such a question in the main site? Would you please translate the following paragraphs into Russian? a proposal for creating a remote sensing and ...
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Where do I ask a question about Russian literature?

In general, is a question about Russian Literature on topic here? Here is what my question would look like: I am a non-russian speaker looking for a plot summary of two books by Vsevolod Kochetov. ...
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Would this translation question be welcome?

I am a native English speaker with essentially zero understanding of Russian. I visited Russia once, and in preparation for that trip I taught myself the Cyrillic alphabet, so I'm able to "read" words ...
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Почему вопросы и ответы даются на английском языке?

Если этот ресурс предназначен для всех любителей русского языка, тогда почему вопросы и ответы на вопросы, в большинстве своем, приводятся на Английском языке. Не будет ли полезнее для всех ...
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Why is there a Russian Language and a separate Русский Язык SE Websites?

I'm sure there's a good reason, and that this is a dumb question, but why would it not make more sense just to have one bilingual website?
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There Should Be a Link to Meta

Why there's no link on the main site Russian Stackexchange connecting it to its meta? I found it by chance and I believe new participants don't know about its existence. There's no chat where learners ...
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An open letter to shabunc: Please stop

I am the founder and first moderator of the Learn Russian community on LiveJournal — for a while, the only resource of its kind in all of the internet. Basically a distant precursor to this. Around ...
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How should I advertise a new SE proposal?

I just started a Soviet Union SE proposal on Area 51. How should I advertise it on this site? Do I just post a question on the main board, or have to go to chat?
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Русский как иностранный

Уважаемые коллеги! В моём университете поступило предложение самоорганизоваться для изучения русского языка как иностранного. Я сам не имею никакого преподавательского опыта или соответствующего ...
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How long we are planning to stay in beta?

What can I do to help promote this site from beta up to release? Are there any conditions that must be satisfied? The last of the Essential Meta Questions was asked more that 3 years ago: How to ...
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Should we explicitely mark political discussions as off-topic?

I'm asking because a Stack Overflow employee had reached me because of one of the arguable episodes that had happened this summer and asked to clarify this issue. My position on this is following: ...
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Is it okay to add your own resource as "resource for learing Russian"?

We have a rule that a person that gives a link to external site has to explicitly say about his/her affiliation to a site if it exists. What about "useful links for learning Russian" page? Anyone can ...
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Why was my answer converted to a comment?

My Answer in Question “Хотеть” or “хотеться”, “захотеть” or “захотеться”. So I followed the link that was giveт to provide me some explanation. I read: Answers that do not fundamentally answer the ...
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rus.stackexchange.com

What is the difference between rus.stackexchange.com and russian.stackexchange.com? From the description of the russian.stackexchange website, Russian Language Stack Exchange is a question and ...
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