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EnglishEdit

 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
Location of Ukraine (Crimea, controlled by Russia, is in light-green)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

1651 Ukrain, 1671 Ukraine, 1688 Ucrania, Ukrania, 1762 Ocraine. Adaptation of Polish Ukraina, Russian Украи́на (Ukraína), or Ukrainian Украї́на (Ukrajína), from the specific use, originally meaning “borderland”, “marches” or “insideland”. From Old East Slavic ѹкраина (ukraina), from оу (u, at) + краи (krai, edge), or край (kraj, land). Details in Wikipedia: Name of Ukraine.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /juːˈkɹeɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /juˈkɹeɪn/, /ˈjuˌkɹeɪn/, [ju̟ˈkɹeɪ̯n], [ˈjuˌkɹeɪ̯n]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪn

Proper nounEdit

Ukraine

  1. A country in Eastern Europe; was long part of the Russian Empire, then of the Soviet Union.

Usage notesEdit

Since the country's independence in 1991, style guides recommend Ukraine (as in “a musician from Ukraine”), without an article. Previously, the most common usage was the Ukraine (as in “a musician from the Ukraine”).[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^
    2012 June 7, Tom Geoghegan, “Ukraine or the Ukraine: Why do some country names have 'the'?”, in BBC News Magazine[1], archived from the original on October 29, 2016, retrieved July 07, 2017:

DanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ukraine

  1. Ukraine

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Ukraine f

  1. Ukraine

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GermanEdit

 
German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

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Ukraine f (genitive Ukraine)

  1. Ukraine

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