From Ukrainian Ха́рків (Xárkiv) (compare Russian Ха́рьков (Xárʹkov), whence Kharkov). The city is named after the Kharkiv River. A folk etymology says the city and river are named after a Cossack called Харко́ (Xarkó), from Харько́ (Xarʹkó), from Greek Χαρίτων (Charíton), but there is no hard evidence supporting this.
- Hyphenation: Khar‧kiv
- An industrial city in eastern Ukraine, administrative centre of Kharkiv province.
- A province (oblast) in eastern Ukraine in which this city is located.
- The Kharkiv river in Ukraine.
- (province): Kharkiv oblast