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Although Ukranian uses the Cyrillic alphabet, it still has close links to other Slavic languages which use the Latin alphabet. There is no definite article in Slavic languages, which means that a noun, say, 'book', could mean just 'book', 'a book' or 'the book'. Get started now with uTalk's fun learning system.§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Ukraine

Crimea

Transnistria

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Fun facts about Ukrainian

Ukrainian is the world's third most beautiful language, according to a competition held in 1934 in Paris.

The most commonly-used letter in the Ukrainian language is 'П' (P), whole sentences can be written just with words beginning with the letter 'P'!

The word for 'ugly' is уродливый - urodlivyy - in Russian but the similar-sounding вродливий - vrodlivyy - is 'handsome' in Ukrainian.

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