7 Facts about Ukrainian Currency + a Quiz!

Get acquainted with personalities and places depicted on the Ukrainian banknotes, find out the etymology of the Ukrainian currency name and other interesting facts!  At the end take a virtual tour of The Museum of Money of the National Bank of Ukraine and take the quiz!

(Awesome) Names of Months in Ukrainian and their Origin (with pictures!)

The months in Ukrainian have their own unique origin. That is why English, German, Russian or any other language will not help you in learning them (unless you know Polish or Belorussian).
But don’t worry! Each month has an extremely clear name, which is connected to nature or agriculture. It is easy to remember them understanding the etymology.
Today we are going to explain to you why Ukrainian moths are called in such a fancy way and how to learn them easily. This will be a long travel. Let’s go!

Too much in Ukrainian

Let’s have a rest a little bit from the difficult rules and learn how to say too much in Ukrainian. “Too much” has two forms – simple and complex, which are interchangeable.
You should add the word “занадто” to an adjective or adverb or use the prefix за- before the word.
It is simple, just try!

Time expressions in Ukrainian

There are so many ways to talk about time in Ukrainian! It is really important to understand what you talk about because the wrong time can cause misunderstanding and, as a result, you may miss something important. Let's have a look at the popular time expressions in...

Ukrainian song with translation: Мотор’ролла – Восьмий колір

Enjoy Ukrainian song from the rock band Мотор’ролла! This band has its own unique singing style, which is impossible to forget. You will easily understand most of the lyrics because the front man of Мотор’ролла, Сергій Присяжний, sings quite clearly. Восьмий колір is their most famous single, which tells the love story full of tenderness and self-sacrifice. Despite the quick and loud music, Мотор’ролла talks about some eternal feelings.

Question words in Ukrainian – Питальні слова

There are so many short words in Ukrainian language that it is too easy to mix them up, especially if you ask some questions. Як тебе звати? – What is your name? Яка твоя улюбена їжа? – What is your favorite food? Скільки це коштує? – How much is this? Questions are all around us, and it is impossible to speak the language without them.

As you see, some similar English question words might be different in Ukrainian. That is why today we will learn basic question words in Ukrainian for you to communicate with people better.

Чому ви вивчаєте українську мову? Що вам подобається в ній набільше? We will be happy to read the answers in the comments below!

12+ Ukrainian YouTube Channels To Practice Your Ukrainian

As a language learner and teacher, I strongly believe that it is important to listen a lot about the topics you enjoy in your target language. This way you get used to the real (not textbook) intonation, expand your vocabulary, learn to catch the whole phrase, and...

Котра година? – how to tell time in Ukrainian

To ask for time in Ukrainian, we use the phrase Котра година? – What time is it? The answer to this question contains two parts, as in any language.

Firstly we talk about година – an hour. We use a special type of numbers for this purpose, порядкові числівники – ordinal numbers. Learn more about ordinal numbers in Ukrainian in our article.

Ukrainian Traveling – Food Guide to Lviv

Lviv is the capital of Ukrainian food tourism. Due to the variety of nationalities, which brought to this city a part of the unique cuisine, Lviv is famous for the Ukrainian, Polish, Austrian, and Jewish dishes and drinks. There are so many different cafes, restaurants, and snack bars that it is impossible to visit all of them even if you live in Lviv for years. That is why we have created Food Guide to Lviv for you not to miss the important parts of the city culture.

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