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Is letter "ї" and "і" a matter of ortography?

I wonder if I have to learn by heart which one of these is used in a word.

Makes no difference when pronounced I believe.

Cheers, W

August 21, 2018

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

You will also need to look into Й й - и pronunciation. See these discussion - they have some interesting commentary.

Also check out the "Related Discussions" listed to the right of these discussions.

https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/21057334/Ukrainian-spelling-troubles-%D1%96-or-%D0%B8

https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/10632064/What-is-the-difference-between-%D1%96-and-%D0%B8-in-a-word

For an external discussion, this one seems good:

https://forum.wordreference.com/threads/ukrainian-i-%D1%97-%D0%B8-%D0%B9-pronunciation.2007077/

August 21, 2018
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