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"Скільки коштують ці апельсини?"

Translation:How much do these oranges cost?

December 3, 2015

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

Where did the Ukrainians get the word апельсини from?


[deactivated user]

    According to the Etymological dictionary of the Ukrainian language, it's loaned via Russian from Dutch appelsien, and Dutch appelsien is a based on French pomme de Chine:

    апельсин


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

    Wow, thanks! Here, have a lingot :)


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ScottWilli909480

    Коштуе singular and Коштують for more than one?


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

    That's why I clicked on this discussion. Yey, thank you for the clear answer.

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