Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Ukraine.
  • n. The Slavic language of the Ukrainians.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person of Ukrainian ethnicity or a citizen of Ukraine.
  • proper n. The East Slavic language of Ukrainians, and the official language of Ukraine.
  • adj. Relating to Ukraine or its people.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An inhabitant of the Ukraine; a Little Russian.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Slavic language spoken in the Ukraine
  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Ukraine or its people or culture

Etymologies

1760 Ukranians, 1762 Ukrainian, 1764 Ukranian, 1799 Ukrainians. From Ukraine +‎ -ian. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • According to the 2006 census, (where 1st generation Ukrainians do not rank in the top 10), the number of 2nd, 3rd or more generation Canadians aged 15 years and over who reported \ "Ukrainian\" or mixed Ukrainian descent totalled

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • The generations (children and grandchildren) that followed have been kept from participating in and contributing fully to the Ukrainian community by the same instruments which their parents foisted on the pre-war immigration; chiefly - a knowledge of \ "proper Ukrainian\" and an attack on the political pluralism then in place in favour of a \ "proper-thinking Ukrainian.

    News on www.kyivpost.com

  • According to Wikipedia, wormwood in Ukrainian is Полин гіркий (i.e. "Bitter Polyn").

    A star called Mugwort

  • Italian songs are glorious, but the singing of the Ukrainian is also a precious pearl in the common treasury of mankind.

    Songs of Ukraina, With Ruthenian Poems

  • Ms. VOLODYMERA GOLOVACK (Vendor): (Foreign language spoken) GREENE: Thirty-year-old Volodymera Golovack was selling chicken at a market when I asked her if pumpkins still play a part in Ukrainian romance.

    Fear The Pumpkin: In Ukraine, It's The Big Kiss-Off

  • There are some 30 or so private primary schools where instruction is in Ukrainian and Russian and English are taught as a foreign language.

    A is for Age (of onset) « An A-Z of ELT

  • A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian was a gift from my father, who really was writing a History of Tractors.

    Marina Lewycka - live webchat - 8th July, 2009

  • It moved to gain Ukrainian-Canadian support in 2004 by offering compensation for ill-treatment by the Canadian government during the First World War.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • “Jews play a very important role in Ukrainian diets, especially in the 19th and first half of the 20th century.”

    JESSICA SIMPSON CONQUERS UKRAINE

  • AdSense launched in Lithuanian, Ukrainian, and Latvian

    AdSense launched in Lithuanian, Ukrainian, and Latvian

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