This Ukrainian Lesson is special. It is about how to express gratitude in Ukrainian, both verbally and non-verbally… And instead of a dialogue this time we have a beautiful song…  Щиро дякую, що слухаєте! Sincere thanks for listening!

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In this Ukrainian Lesson you will:

  • listen to my introduction in Ukrainian;
  • listen to the part of Diakuyu by Okean Elzy (more Ukrainian songs translated by us here);
  • get to know 10 great ways to express gratitude in Ukrainian (this part entirely in Ukrainian language!);
    See below the full list of expressions.
  • discover some non-verbal ways to be grateful in Ukraine! (in English)

10 способів висловити вдячність українською – 10 ways to express gratitude in Ukrainian 

№1 Дякую! Дуже дякую! 
Thank you! Thank you very much!

№2 Щиро дякую! Сердечно дякую!
Sincerely thank you!

№3 Спасибі!
Thank you!

№4 Дякую за…
Thank you for…

№5 Я дуже вдячний (вдячна) за…
I am very grateful for…

№6 Я перед вами в боргу.
I owe you.

№7 Ти мене дуже виручив = Ти мене врятував.
You really helped me, you saved me.

№8 Завдяки тобі…
Thanks to you…

№9 Дякую, було дуже смачно!
Thank you, it was delicious!

№10 На знак вдячності…
As a sign of gratutude…

Дякую, що слухаєте! – Thanks for listening!

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Transcript, Vocabulary List, and Flashcards!

Download this Lesson’s Notes for free! The PDF includes:
  • Full transcript & translation of the whole episode (except the cultural info which was in English);
  • Grammar chart: using Dative with the words of gratitude in Ukrainian;
  • Bonus Exercise: Dative case practice with the expressions of gratitude in Ukrainian;
  • Vocabulary List: new words from the episode in a chart with English translation.

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Anna Ohoiko

Привіт! Мене звати Анна. I am a Ukrainian linguist, teacher, and the Ukrainian Lessons founder. My biggest hobby is to learn foreign languages and my passion to teach the most beautiful one. I also enjoy traveling, cooking and being with my friends and family.

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