"Sir, please calm down or I will have to call my friends Ivan and Boris to throw you out of here on head. Thank you."
Obviously couldn't try every spelling at once, but are borscht, borsch, borshch, borsht, and bortsch all accepted as correct spellings? As far as I know, those are all correct. :)
Delicious, by the way! I had some in Canada awhile back, home cooked by my friend's Polish mother. I imagine there are some regional differences to the recipe, of course, so hopefully I'll get to try some Ukrainian борщ too someday!
There are regional differences to the recipe even in our country! Basically, every region (область)/historical region has its own variant of the recipe, so a lot of tasting to be done :)
In Poland we call Ukrainian borshch the beetroot soup that contains butter beans (fasola Jaś). Very tasty :)
in romania we have bors... especially in the north... but it usually just means soup with something pickled in it
I gather from the audio file that щ is pronounced (approximately) [shtsh] and therefore unlike Russian, where it is pronounced like one long soft sound. Correct?
Because borsch isn't just any beetroot soup, it a special recipe ;)
Beetroot soup is буряковий суп and it's also a thing here, it's a cold summer soup
Please do not get into another Borsch Fight. It's kinda gift of "Slavian Food Gods" to "People of the World"
Для українців БОРЩ це БОРЩ, а СУП це СУП, а одним словом це ПЕРШІ СТРАВИ. P. s. I am Ukrainian :D
I've never seen it spelt borshch in British English, only borscht.
How do you spell it and where are you from?