Ukrainian Festival Food: Vocabulary from the slides

All words in this list are given in their dictionary forms. In the slides and the transcript they may have different endings, as required by the grammar. Verbs are given first in the infinitive (as in the dictionary), then in the 1st person singular (“I” form) and finally in the 1st person plural (“we” form), as used in the slides.

Nouns

страваdish
писанкаdecorated (written) egg
неділяSunday
церкваchurch
кошикbasket
паскаEaster bread
яйцеegg
хрінhorseradish
сирcheese
бурякbeetroot
м’ясоmeat
ковбасаpork sausage
шинкаham
полядвицяcured pork loin
салатsalad
картопляpotato
маслоbutter
медяникhoney cake
тортcake, gâteau
стілtable

Adjectives

традиційнийtraditional
українськийUkrainian
великийbig, large, great
святковийfestival
ВеликоднійEaster

Verbs

писати - пишу - пишемоwrite
нести - несемо - несуcarry, take
іти (йти) - ідемо - ідуgo
готувати - готую - готуємоprepare, cook
сідати - сідаю - сідаємоsit down
їсти - їм - їмоeat
просити - прошу - просимоask, invite
святитиbless, have blessed

Adverbs

вдомаat home
разомtogether

Prepositions

доto (a place), before (an event)
під часduring
на (Великдень)at (Easter)
зwith (з хріном); made of (з картоплі)

Conjunctions

та, іand

Special terms relating to Easter

Великдень (Пасха)Easter
Великий пістLent (literally – Great Fast)
лоза (верба)pussy willow
Квітна (вербна) неділяPalm Sunday (literally – Flowering / Willow Sunday, as, traditionally, pussy willow is used instead of palm leaves)
свяченеEaster breakfast (literally – what has been blessed)

Polite phrases

Просимо до столуCome to the table
Смачного!Enjoy your meal! (literally – Have a tasty meal!)
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