Many words in English function both as adjectives and adverbs without a change in form. But it is not the same in Ukrainian. To avoid confusion, learn more about прикметники та прислівники — adjectives and adverbs of the same stem in the Ukrainian language.
In Ukrainian, many adverbs are formed from adjectives. To form an adverb, replace the ending of the adjective (its last two letters in masculine form — usually -ий) with the –о ending:
- гарний (adj.) — гарно (adv.)
Some adverbs are formed with the prefix по- added to an adjective or possessive pronoun. Adjectival endings are replaced with suffixes -и or -ому, -єму.
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Adjectives and adverbs vocabulary in Ukrainian – infographic
Adjectives and adverbs vocabulary in Ukrainian – word list and audio
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