Oekraïne

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See also: Oekraine

Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Oekraïne.

Proper noun[edit]

Oekraïne

  1. Ukraine

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used with the article die.


Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing, probably from French. First attested as Ukraine in the 17th century.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Oekraïne n

  1. Ukraine [from 19th. c]
    • 1663 November 20, "Poolen, Pruyssen, &c.", Tydinge uyt verscheyde Quartieren, No. 48, page 2.
      Den koningh van Polen, ſoo men vermoed, is den Nieper-ſtroom gepaſſeert, alwaer ſich met de Littauwſe Armee ſal conjungeren, en alſo een attentaet op de Stadt Kiow doen; veele zijn verwondert, dat ſich ſijne Majeſt. met een ſlechte en qualick gediſciplineerde Armee, ſoo diep inde Ukraine, en ſoo naer aen des vyants Landt waeght, door dien de Coſacken qualick te vertrouwen zijn.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notes[edit]

Previously commonly used with the article de, but this practice has been deprecated in official use.

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West Frisian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Oekraïne

  1. Ukraine

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes used with the article de.