"Do you know him? It is my cousin Mark."

Translation:Ти знаєш його? Це мій двоюрідний брат Марк.

December 21, 2015

5 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Zonia435615

In my Ukrainian-speaking family, we always used both terms 'кузин/кузинка' (more often), and 'двоєрідний брат/ двоєрідна сестра' (less often).

'Кузин/кузинка' was considered more of the 'Ukrainian version' of the 'international term' such as: 'cousin'in English & 'cousine' in French. Both ways are OK.

BTW, we spelled 'двоєрідний'/ 'двоєрідна' with a 'є' and not a 'ю'. 'Двоє' refering to 'two', 'second' - 'двою' doesn't mean anything. :/

March 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sviatovietrov

Correct. But let me do the very small remark:

двоюрідний - still represents official language form while двоєрідний is more related to western accent. (just asked a professor of Ukrainian language)

March 11, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/sviatovietrov

кузен is also appropriate word

December 21, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/O.Yevhen

no... it is Rusian... in Ukrainian do not say... двоюрідний - so say

https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D0%A0%D0%BE%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%87%D1%96%D0%B2%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE

March 16, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/sviatovietrov

Actually, I was mentioned a synonym which has to be represented in interpretation variant. Кузен or Кузинок, Кузинка are also Ukrainian words. My source is Ukrainian-Russian-Ukrainian vocabulary by Vyacheslav Bouselov, "Perun" 2008 but not a Wikipedia link.

March 16, 2016
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