Ukrainian Nouns

Welcome to the third Ukrainian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Ukrainian to help you practice your daily phrases. To hear the pronunciation, just click on the sound icon.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
картопля [kartoplya]
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
помідори [pomіdori]
onions
onions Audio
цибуля [tziboolya]
carrots
carrots Audio
морква [morkva]
fruits
fruits Audio
фрукти [frookti]
apples
apples Audio
яблука [yablooka]
bananas
bananas Audio
банани [banani]
oranges
oranges Audio
апельсини [apyelʲsini]

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Ukrainian + Pronunciation
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
у вас є молоко? Audio
[oo vas ye moloko?]
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
у мене є молоко і кава Audio
[oo myenye ye moloko і kava]
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
він має три яблука Audio
[vіn maye tri yablooka]
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
вона має тільки одне яблуко Audio
[vona maye tіlʲki odnye yablooko]
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
ми живемо в маленькому будинку Audio
[mi ʐivyemo v malyenʲkomoo boodinkoo]
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
мені подобається наш сніданок Audio
[myenі podobayetʲsya nash snіdanok]

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
хліб [khlіb]
milk
milk Audio
молоко [moloko]
butter
butter Audio
вершкове масло [vyershkovye maslo]
cheese
cheese Audio
сир [sir]
coffee
coffee Audio
кава [kava]
sandwich
sandwich Audio
бутерброд [bootyerbrod]
meat
meat Audio
м'ясо [m'yaso]
chicken
chicken Audio
курка [koorka]
fish
fish Audio
риба [riba]
breakfast
breakfast Audio
сніданок [snіdanok]
lunch
lunch Audio
обід [obіd]
dinner
dinner Audio
обід [obіd]

Conversation in Ukrainian

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Ukrainian
Pronunciation
Do you speak (English/ Ukrainian)?
ви розмовляєте (англійською мовою/ українською мовою)?
[vi rozmovlyayetye (angulіysʲkoyo movoyo/ ookrayinsʲkoyo movoyo)?] Audio
Just a little
трохи
[trokhi] Audio
I like Ukrainian
мені подобається українська мова
[myenі podobayetʲsya ookrayinsʲka mova] Audio
Can I practice with you?
чи можу я попрактикуватися з вами?
[chi moʐoo ya popraktikoovatisya z vami?] Audio
How old are you?
скільки вам років?
[skіlʲki vam rokіv?] Audio
I'm thirty three years old
мені тридцять три роки
[myenі tridtzyatʲ tri roki] Audio
It was nice talking to you
було приємно з вами поспілкуватися!
[boolo priyemno z vami pospіlkoovatisya!] Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Ukrainian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Ukrainian Adjectives   Ukrainian Adjectives

Ukrainian Plural   Ukrainian Plural



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