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Ukrainian phrases and Ukrainian words

Ukrainian phrases and words
Here are some simple words and basic common phrases in Ukrainian and Russian for adoptive parents. Since Ukraine is both, Russian and Ukrainian speaking country, your adopted child may speak one or both of these languages, depending on the region of origin and residence. In the East of Ukraine people mostly speak in Russian, while in the West of Ukraine they prefer Ukrainian.
Commonly used words and phrases
English Russian Ukrainian
Hello, Good day dobruy den'/zdrastvuite dobrogo dnya
Hi Privet Privet
Good morning dobroe utro dobrogo ranku
thank you spasibo dyakuy
thank you very much spasibo bolshoie shyro dyakuy
you are welcome pozhaluista bud' laska
How much does it cost? skolko eto stoit? Skilki koshtue?
I do not understand Russian, I speak English. Ya ne ponimau Russkiy, ya govoru na Angliyskom. -
Do you speak English? Vy govorite na Angliyskom? Vy rozmovlyaete Angliskou?
Speak with your adopted child
English Russian Ukrainian
We are your mother and father My tvoi mama i papa My tvoi mama i tato
I am your mother Ya tvoya mama Ya tvoya mama
I am your father Ty moi syn Ty mi syn
You are my daughter Ty moya dochka Ty moya donechka
I love you Ya lublu tebya Ya lublu tebe
We are going home My edem domoy My idemo dodomu
Our home is in America Nash dom v Amerike Nash dom v Amerike
My name is Susan Memya zovut Susan Mene zvaty Susan
Is everithing OK? Vse v poriadke? Use garazd?
Yes Daa Tak
No Net Nee
Good Horosho Dobrie
Bad Ploho Pogano
Eat
English Russian Ukrainian
Do you want to eat? Ty hochesh kushat? Ty hochesh ysty?
Do you want a drink? Ty hochesh peet? Ty hochesh pyty?
water voda voda
eat eda yzha
bread hleb hleeb
sweets konfety tsukerky
tea chai chai
toy igrushka igrashka
meat myaso myaso
soup sup sup
potato kartoshka kartoplia
cake pirozhenoe tystechko
ice-cream morozhenoe morozyvo
During travel
English Russian Ukrainian
This is your bed Eto tvoya krovat Tse tvoe lizhko
Good night Spokoinoy nochi Dobranich
We will go home by airplane My poedem domoi na samolete My poidemo dodomu na litaku
This is your seat Eto tvoe mesto Tse tvoe mistse
Toilet tualet tualet
At home
English Russian Ukrainian
This is Eto Tse
our nasha nasha
your tvoya tvoya
car mashina mashina
dog sobaka sobaka
cat koshka kishka
school shkola shkola
grandmother babushka babushka
grandfather dedushka dedushka
sister sestra sestra
brother brat brat
room komnata kimnata
Clothes
English Russian Ukrainian
Now we go shopping to buy you clothes My poidem v magazin i kupim tebe odezhdu My poidemo do magazynu i kupimo tobee odyag
trouses bruki bruki
skirt ubka ubka
sweater sveater sveter
shoes botinki chereviky
blouse bluzka bluzka
shirt rubashka sorochka
jeans jeensy jeensy
It suits you Tebe podhodit Tobi pasue
You are so beautiful Ty takaya krasivaya Ty taka garna
You are so handsome Ty taky krasivy Ty taky garny