https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robert252247

З, із, or зі?

How do I know when to use з, із, or зі. How much flexibility is there in the choice?

December 21, 2015

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lizaveta.ua

Hi! You use з between two vowels, for example: Тетяна з Андрієм, із between consonant and vowel, for example: Максим із Яною; зі between vowel and consonant, for example: зі спини. These are rules but unfortunately almost noone speaks that way, so it`s up to you!

December 21, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Robert252247

Thanks, that was very informative.

December 21, 2015

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

So it's like "і", "та" and "й", or "в-" and "у-" right? To sound better?

December 22, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Lizaveta.ua

Exactly!

December 22, 2015
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