Languages of Ukraine

2017-07-27T20:29:51+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Gagauz language, Pontic Greek, Mariupol Greek, Language policy in Ukraine, Russian Sign Language, Rusyn language, Yiddish, Plautdietsch language, Jakati language, Lezgian language, Urum language, Karaim language, Krymchak language, Carpathian Romani, Ukrainian Sign Language flashcards Languages of Ukraine
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  • Gagauz language
    The Gagauz language (Gagauz: Gagauz dili or Gagauzca) is a Turkic language spoken by the ethnic Gagauz people of Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, and Turkey, and it is the official language of the Autonomous Region of Gagauzia in Moldova.
  • Pontic Greek
    Pontic Greek (ποντιακά) is a Greek language originally spoken in the Pontus area on the southern shores of the Black Sea, northeastern Anatolia, the Eastern Turkish/Caucasus province of Kars, southern Georgia and today mainly in northern Greece.
  • Mariupol Greek
    Mariupolitan Greek, also known as Rumeíka (Rumaiica, from Greek: Ρωμαίικα, "Romaic"; Russian: Румейский язык; Ukrainian: Румейська мова), is the Greek dialect spoken by the ethnic Greeks living along the northern coast of the Sea of Azov, in southeastern Ukraine.
  • Language policy in Ukraine
    Language policy in Ukraine is based on its Constitution, international obligations, and 2012 law "On the principles of the state language policy" (before 2012, the 1989 law "On the languages in the Ukrainian SSR" was in force).
  • Russian Sign Language
    Russian Sign Language is the sign language of the Deaf community in Russia.
  • Rusyn language
    Rusyn /ˈruːsᵻn/ (Rusyn: русиньска бесїда or русиньскый язык), also known in English as Ruthene UK /rʊˈθiːn/ US /ruːˈθiːn/ (sometimes Ruthenian), is a Carpathian Ukrainian language version spoken by the Rusyns of Eastern Europe.
  • Yiddish
    Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, literally "Jewish"; [ˈjɪdɪʃ] or [ˈɪdɪʃ] in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש "Yiddish-Taitsh" (English: Judaeo-German)) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.
  • Plautdietsch language
    Plautdietsch (), or Mennonite Low German, was originally a Low Prussian variety of East Low German, with Dutch influence, that developed in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Vistula delta area of Royal Prussia.
  • Jakati language
    The Jakati or Inku language is spoken by several small, supposedly Romani ethnic groups (Jāt) in Afghanistan.
  • Lezgian language
    Lezgian /ˈlɛzɡiən/, also called Lezgi or Lezgin, is a language that belongs to the Lezgic languages.
  • Urum language
    Urum is a Turkic language spoken by several thousand ethnic Greeks who inhabit a few villages in Georgia and Southeastern Ukraine.
  • Karaim language
    The Karaim language (Crimean dialect: къарай тили, Trakai dialect: karaj tili, Turkish dialect: karay dili, traditional Hebrew name lashon kedar Hebrew: לשון קדר‎‎ - «language of the nomads») is a Turkic language with Hebrew influences, in a similar manner to Yiddish or Ladino.
  • Krymchak language
    The Krymchak language (кърымчах тыльы) is a moribund Turkic language spoken in Crimea by the Krymchak people.
  • Carpathian Romani
    Carpathian Romani, also known as Central Romani or Romungro Romani, is a group of dialects of the Romani language spoken from southern Poland to Hungary, and from eastern Austria to Ukraine.
  • Ukrainian Sign Language
    Ukrainian Sign Language (USL) (Ukrainian: Українська жестова мова (УЖМ)) is the sign language of the deaf community of Ukraine.