Ukrainian

[yoo-krey-nee-uh n, -krahy-]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Ukraine.
  2. a Slavic language spoken in Ukraine, closely related to Russian.

Origin of Ukrainian

First recorded in 1810–20; Ukraine + -ian
Related formsnon-U·krain·i·an, adjective, noun
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Ukrainian

adjective
  1. of or relating to Ukraine, its people, or their language
noun
  1. the official language of Ukraine: an East Slavonic language closely related to Russian
  2. a native or inhabitant of Ukraine
Formerly called: Little Russian
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