українська

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Ukrainian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʊkrɐˈjinʲsʲkɐ]
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Adjective[edit]

украї́нська (ukrajínsʹka)

  1. nominative singular feminine of украї́нський (ukrajínsʹkyj)

Noun[edit]

украї́нська (ukrajínsʹkaf inan (genitive украї́нської, uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) The Ukrainian language, short for украї́нська мо́ва (ukrajínsʹka móva).
    Ви гово́рите украї́нською?Vy hovóryte ukrajínsʹkoju?Do you speak Ukrainian?

Declension[edit]

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.