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    Random words

    I was looking through my dictionary and I have found some words with which I have questions.

    Kryl'tso - Porch (does that mean connected to a house with no covering above it?)

    I found the words:
    Kuzen and Kuzina

    I know that 'Dvoyurodnyy brat' and 'Dvoyurodnaya sestra' mean cousin (male and female), but are the above also used for an abbreviated term?

    I have asked this question before and I am not sure if the word has the same connotation as the other.

    Attic - Mansarda, Cherdak

    Is there a difference? Because I know in French attic is 'grenier', but I also found in my dictionary, that 'mansarde' means an inhabited attic. Does this have the same meaning in Russian? Mansarda meaning a place where people stay, and a cherdak meaning a place where things are stored?

    How does one say 'hall' or 'hallway'? - Zal, Kholl

    How does one say 'Welcome to my house'?
    or just simply 'Welcome'

    I believe that is all for now.

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    Dunno Knave but you asked a couple of times about Beauty and the Beast. Did you ever have a look at the last post at http://masterrussian.net/mforum/viewtopic.php?t=3877

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    Re: Random words

    Quote Originally Posted by Knave
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    Kryl'tso - Porch (does that mean connected to a house with no covering above it?)
    Or just 'steps' ( a few usually )
    Yes, it is supposed to be connected to a house, sometimes with a covering above it, sometimes without it.

    Quote Originally Posted by Knave
    I found the words:
    Kuzen and Kuzina

    I know that 'Dvoyurodnyy brat' and 'Dvoyurodnaya sestra' mean cousin (male and female), but are the above also used for an abbreviated term?
    Кузен/Кузина are just old-fashioned variants of Двоюродный брат/сестра.

    Quote Originally Posted by Knave
    I have asked this question before and I am not sure if the word has the same connotation as the other.

    Attic - Mansarda, Cherdak

    Is there a difference? Because I know in French attic is 'grenier', but I also found in my dictionary, that 'mansarde' means an inhabited attic. Does this have the same meaning in Russian? Mansarda meaning a place where people stay, and a cherdak meaning a place where things are stored?
    Yes, that's true

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    How does one say 'hall' or 'hallway'? - Zal, Kholl
    Also вестибюль, фойе, коридор

    Quote Originally Posted by Knave
    How does one say 'Welcome to my house'?
    or just simply 'Welcome'
    ...
    Добро пожаловать [ в мой дом ]!

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    Зал is also a hall like a large building (music hall)

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    Thanks

    This is concerning the website Mike had given me...

    Thank you Mike, but I wasn't able to download the stuff on that website.

    Sorry, but thanks so much anyway. I appreciate your effort. My computer

    would not let me download them.
    В эту ночь все огни погасли в Джорджии
    В эту ночь невиновного человека повесили
    Не доверяй тайну никакому деревенщине-адвокату
    Ведь руки городского судьи в крови

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