Ukrainian to English TranslationUkrainian language
uses a variant of the Cyrillic alphabet. Ukrainian
traces its roots through the mid-14th century Ruthenian language, a chancellery language of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, back to the early written evidences of tenth-century Rus'. Only in the 18th century did a modern Ukrainian
literary language, based on the commonly spoken Ukrainian
of the time, emerge. The Ukrainian
language is written using a form of the Cyrillic alphabet.
Until the end of the 18th century, the written language used in Ukraine was quite different from the spoken, which is one of the key difficulties in tracing the origin of the Ukrainian
language more precisely. The language was constantly persecuted as the territory of Ukraine was divided mainly between Poland and Russia, and as a result there is little direct data on the origin of the Ukrainian
Like all other languages, spoken English
has wide variation in its pronunciation from dialect to dialect. This variation is especially relevant in English
, because the language is spoken over such a wide territory, being the predominant language in Australia, Canada, the Commonwealth Caribbean, Ireland, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States in addition to being spoken as a first or second language by people in countries on every continent, notably South Africa and India. In general, the regional dialects of English
are mutually intelligible.
Although there are many dialects of English, the following are usually used as prestige or standard accents: Received Pronunciation for the United Kingdom, General American for the United States and General Australian for Australia.