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"Ти любиш серпень?"

Translation:Do you like August?

October 29, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SilverCharacter

I'd love to know the root words for these words. Some of them seem to be based off colors.

October 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Vinnfred

Серпень comes from the word серп (sickle) as it's the month when people harvest crops

October 29, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/greg.mort

Rather simplistic explanation but it works I guess

http://www.encyclopediaofukraine.com/display.asp?linkpath=pages%5CM%5CO%5CMonthsoftheyear.htm

If you're interested in Slavic month names and how they relate to each other you can read more on that here

http://forum.wordreference.com/threads/all-slavic-languages-months.114558/

October 31, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Klacsanzky

Так, звичайно :)

May 15, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/clover406

:)

June 26, 2019
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