Introduction to Ukrainian: Lesson 1

This is a course of Ukrainian, heavily based on Russian.

The word for I is я.
The word for it is це.

Let’s try.

1 translation: It is me

The word for Ukraine is Україна.

2 translation: It is Ukraine

The word for from is з.

The letter а in Україна changes into и.

3 translation: I’m from Ukraine

The word for England is Англія.

The letter я in Англія changes into ї.

4 translation: I’m from England

The word America is Америка.

5 translation: I’m from America

The word for informal you is ти.

6 translation: You’re from England

7 translation: Are you from Ukraine?

The word for where from (literally from where) is звідки.

8 translation: Where are you from?

Answer the question.

9 translation: I’m from Ukraine

The word for no is ні and the word for not is не.

10 translation: It is not from England

Finally say:

11 translation: I am not from Ukraine

Answers to Lesson 1

1 answer: Це я
2 answer: Це Україна
3 answer: Я з України
4 answer: Я з Англії
5 answer: Я з Америки
6 answer: Ти з Англії
7 answer: Ти з України?
8 answer: Звідки ти?
9 answer: Я з України.
10 answer: Це не з Англії
11 answer: Я не з України