The Ukrainian language is very rich in synonyms. For example, the word “horizon” has 12 synonyms. But the absolute record is the verb “to beat”. According to the “Dictionary of Synonyms of the Ukrainian Language”, it has 45 synonyms.
The Ukrainian language is rich in diminutive forms. Oddly, but even the word “enemies” has its own diminutive form.
The most commonly used letter in the Ukrainian alphabet is the letter “n”. The letter “f” is the least-used letter of the Ukrainian alphabet. Words starting with this letter, in the vast majority of cases, came to Ukrainian from other languages.
The Ukrainian language is officially recognized as one of the most beautiful: it occupies the second place in the world by melodic (after Italian) and the third most beautiful vocabulary (after French and Persian). In the video below you may enjoy listening to famous Ukrainian poetry about love by Volodymyr Sosuyra “Tak nikhto ne kokhav”:
The most translated among Ukrainian poetry works is Taras Shevchenko’s “Testament”: it has been translated into 147 languages.
Outside Europe, Ukrainian has a semi-official status in the United States (Cook County, Illinois). About 5.5 million people live in this district. And the Ukrainian language was chosen as one of the most commonly used languages in the area.
If you travel to the Sumy Oblast in Ukraine, you will discover an interesting city by the name of Konotop. The city is located approximately 130 kilometers away from the region’s capital, Sumy, and can be found at the center of the Konotop ‘Raion’ or district. While many cities in Ukraine are quite modern, Konotop is somewhat older – having first been established at a time when people still ...
The Kiev Zoo was founded in 1908 by the Nature Lovers Society. The city council of Kiev chose not finance the zoo, so it survived by means of private donations. Despite this, the admission to the zoo was free. After the revolution of 1917 the zoo was nationalized and became state property.
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