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    жить

    If the dictionary form is the infinitive, how are we supposed to know that the stem of жить is actually жив- when looking at a Russian-English Dictionary? Will the stem be in parantheses?

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    Yes. Where the dictionary lists the endings for the verb, it'll list the stem for verbs that have odd ones.

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    Some of the dictionaries are even very learner-friendly and have the odd forms of verbs listed...for example, mine has an entry for "иду" and says "see идти".

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