Anna kocharov, MIA “Russia today”
215 ago Vladimir Ivanovich Dal – Creator of the largest explanatory dictionary of the Russian language. In a multi-volume edition contains about 200 thousand words and 30 thousand sayings, Proverbs, riddles.
His first recording for the future of the dictionary Dahl did when he was 18 years old. However, the main cause of his life began only after he retired, at 58 years old. Prior to that, he served as a naval officer, a surgeon. As a doctor, by the way, was famous for operations to remove eye cataracts.
We have selected for you 10 unusual words from the dictionary and offer to guess their meaning. A “turn” card.