How to use the definite article in Ukrainian

How to use the definite article in Ukrainian

You want to learn how to use the definite article in Ukrainian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Ukrainian lessons complete with useful examples. The apple, the house, the book... we'll teach you about the Ukrainian definite article in a simple, clear and enjoyable way.

The Ukrainian definite article

The definite article is what we call the word 'the' in English. The English definite article 'the' does not exist in Ukrainian. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered definite without the need for a specific word to show this.


the book
the mother
the chair
the woman
the door
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Ukrainian is the official state language of Ukraine. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Ukrainian would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Step 4 : The definite article in Ukrainian

The definite article is what we call the word the in English. The definite article is used with nouns in English (the book, the chair, the door etc.). Using the nouns книга, стілець and двері (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn how to use each noun with the definite article. This is easy in Ukrainian, because in Ukrainian, there is no definite article. So the word книга can mean book or the book, the word стілець can mean chair or the chair and the word двері can mean door or the door. You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about the definite article in Ukrainian including useful examples. Once you have learned to use the definite article with the Ukrainian nouns книга, стілець and двері, you're ready to move on to Step 5 (the plural in Ukrainian).

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