7 Strange Ukrainian Superstitions

7 Strange Ukrainian Superstitions

Ukrainian superstitions may seem odd and ridiculous. Nevertheless, they are an important part of our life. Ukrainians are not irrational people but sometimes we do things for little or no reason at all. Here are 7 Ukrainian superstitions that you are likely to...
3 Ukrainian dialects: history, geography, and examples

3 Ukrainian dialects: history, geography, and examples

Every language is not spoken the same everywhere, and Ukrainian is no different. There are various Ukrainian dialects that are traditionally grouped into Northern, South-Western and South-Eastern Ukrainian dialects. History of Ukrainian dialects Literary Ukrainian is...
5 Ukrainian Customs You Should Know

5 Ukrainian Customs You Should Know

Ukrainian customs are a mix of European, Soviet and its own unique culture. A lot of foreigners may be surprised by the things that are natural for most Ukrainians. These are five unique things Ukrainians do and the reasons behind them. #1 Do not give an even number...
Double negation in Ukrainian

Double negation in Ukrainian

Double negation in Ukrainian is absolutely OK! It is not frowned upon like in English and some other languages. Two negations in the same clause do not cancel each other in Ukrainian – quite the opposite.  You know it is okay to be negative sometimes. But how do...
12 Popular Ukrainian Names and Their Meaning

12 Popular Ukrainian Names and Their Meaning

Not only are they beautiful, but popular Ukrainian names also have a meaning. In this article, we are talking about the most common Ukrainian names and what they mean.  History of Ukrainian names Just like the Ukrainian language, Ukrainian names are rooted in the...