Ukrainian leid

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Ukrainian (Ukrainian: украї́нська мо́ва ukrayins'ka mova, [ukrɑˈjınʲsʲkɑ ˈmɔwɑ]) is a leid o the East Slavic subgroup o the Slavic leids. It is the offeecial state leid o Ukraine. Written Ukrainian uises a variant o the Cyrillic alphabet.

The Ukrainian leid traces its oreegins tae the Auld East Slavic o the early medieval state o Kievan Rus'. In its earlier stages it wis kent as Ruthenian. Ukrainian is a lineal descendant o the colloquial leid used in Kievan Rus (10t–13t century).[1] Despite active discouragement the Ukrainian leid haes continued tae exist an be uised bi Ukrainians. It haes aaways maintained a sufficient base amang the Ukrainian fowk in its fowklore sangs, itinerant muisicians, an prominent authors.

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