"Так, мама і тато там."

Translation:Yes, mom and dad are there.

May 21, 2015



What is the difference between "i" and "ta"? (Lovely course btw!)

May 21, 2015


On a different page a course moderator explained that they are the same, but that you would want to avoid using "i" if the next word started with an "a" or an "i".

May 21, 2015


Oh I see thanks!

May 21, 2015


No difference whatsoever, in Ukrainian there are several words for "and" purely for the purpose of sounding melodic.

Actually, we also have "й", yet another form of "and", for the case when both words "meet" with vowels. We use these different forms so that the phrase rolls easily from your tongue, with no vowels or consonants clashing.


consonant-consonant: брат і сестра [brat i sestra] (brother and sister)

vowel-vowel: Олена й Олександр [Olena j Oleksandr] (two names)

vowel-consonant: : мама та тато [mama ta tato] (mother and father)

June 4, 2015


As someone who knows some Swedish, I always think "thanks" when I see the word Tak. :p

And, yes, I know I wrote that without a cryllic keyboard, I need to download it.

May 21, 2015


"Tak" also means "Yes" in Polish.

If you're on a Windows computer, you probably already have the keyboards; you just have to enable them, and use shift+alt to switch between keyboards: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-ca/windows-8/add-language-keyboard

Other operating systems probably have similar features.

May 21, 2015


Hahaha I thought I was the only one x)

May 21, 2015


А чого нема артіклей the dad and the mom are there or A mom and a dad are there???

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