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Please,explain me this 2 words Здравствуйте ! I can´t quite understand this two words:" дрейф" and "шхуны", to get the complete meaning of this sentence: Остров Визе в Карском море открыт профессором Визе В.Ю., изучавшим материалы дрейфа шхуны, затёртой во льдах. заранее спасибо !
Mar 10, 2014 12:08 AM
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The word "шхуна" was borrowed from English, where it reads as 'schooner' ['sku:nə]. The word means sailing vessel with gaff-sails. "Дрейфовать" = to drift; to float between ice pieces due to a water current.
March 10, 2014
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