українська

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Ukrainian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

украї́нська (ukrajínsʹka)

  1. nominative singular feminine of український (ukrajinsʹkyj)

Noun[edit]

украї́нська (ukrajínsʹkaf inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. (colloquial) The Ukrainian language.
    Ви гово́рите украї́нською?
    Vy hovóryte ukrajínsʹkoju?
    Do you speak Ukrainian?

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The feminine adjective form or the short noun form is used to express "to speak a language" in the instrumental case. This construct is specific to Ukrainian and uncommon in other Slavic languages.