[Ads-l] Request help with Russian in Brothers Karamazov by Dostoyevsky

Geoffrey Nathan geoffnathan at WAYNE.EDU
Mon Sep 16 22:47:17 EDT 2019


I think it's actually pre-spelling reform (I.e. pre-revolutionary) Russian.

Geoff

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On September 16, 2019, at 8:53 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM> wrote:

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My Russian is too rusty to help, but I want to point out that the original
quote looked like it was written in Ukrainian instead of Russian.

On Mon, Sep 16, 2019, 8:48 PM ADSGarson O'Toole <adsgarsonotoole at gmail.com>
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> A list member told me that my message containing Russian text had
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