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Number of Russian words

How many Russian words are there?

It is not exactly known

It is widely known that Russian is a Slavic language spoken primarily in the Russian Federation,Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan.  Moreover, Russian is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Moldova, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia.  Keep in mind that the total number of words in Russian is difficult to ascertain because of the ability to agglutinate and create manifold compounds, diminutives.  More than 150 million people speak Russian.  Not too many people know that Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages.  Moreover, it is one of three living members of the East Slavic languages.

This fact is verified on : November 6, 2013.





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