"Субота - шостий день."

Translation:Saturday is the sixth day.

February 13, 2017

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Is Saturday the seventh day?

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    This is different in different countries. Ukrainians generally start counting days of the week from Monday.


    I was thinking the same thing. Especially with Saturday being associated with Sabbath.


    Does Шостий always take the male form as I would assume субота is female?


    шостий is the adjectival form of the number six which are called ordinal numbers. Because they describe nouns, they match in gender (m/f/n), number (sing/pl), and case (nom/gen/etc). In this case, "шостий" is describing день (not Saturday) which is why it's in the masculine singular nominative.

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