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Comparison: Ukrainian vs Slovenian

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Check Barbara's channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/Barbara4u2c/ Contact me on FB - https://www.facebook.com/olga.reznikova.129 Instagram -olgareznikova For business correspondence - [email protected] Do you want to know the difference between slovenian and Ukrainian languages? How Slovenian and Ukrainian are similar? Listen in this video!
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Soviet Union (9 months ago)
Request: Ukrainian vs Russian
шнобель бы по меньше
Deel Mastrich (11 months ago)
Ты весьма прекрасная
Nikoll M (1 year ago)
actually, this was the first time i got to hear slovenian language n i gotta say i could understand i little bit ,,its kinda similar to slovak ..just few words but still..pretty good
Rogerio Santos (1 year ago)
Pretty cool I told before that polish doesn't sound similar but it does alot and for sure also this language on this videos , of course that because I'm Brazilian all those languages to me looks like the same but paying attention I discovered really it's cool before I try to learn Ukrainian I was into Russian but I saw you videos talking about learning Ukrainian would be so much better because who learn it easily can learn other Slavic languages you're completely right ,. Just need to pay attention 😊
Yorokobi Yos (1 year ago)
Cute girls and cool video!
J. G. (1 year ago)
Пиздец, мне легче прочесть английские субтитры, чем осознать словацкий стиль.
ZajkoKokorajko (1 year ago)
How about Ukrainian and Macedonian?
Brij Mohan Sharma (1 year ago)
lizubjuana Slovenia is also nice but Ukraine is basking in fantastic glory
#KA Bullets (1 year ago)
Very different
rj smith (1 year ago)
I only know English, but went to both L'viv and Ljubljana this October. Ukrainian was much harder for me to learn, I guess mainly because of the alphabet. Viva Україна & Slovenija!! I loved both places!
Cannibal (1 year ago)
Хорошенькая Словенка)
А вы российская либо англичанка?
Roxolana Zmrots (2 years ago)
Українська♥♥
MISINA375 (2 years ago)
I think that in ukrainian was a phrase :please make me a coffee, but in slovenian : please come take/have a coffee with me
garniak (2 years ago)
Hi I am from Poland. From what you say I usually understand the general meaning in both languages. However in Ukrainian I usually got closer to the real meaning. But If I add up together from both of you I got almost correct translations.
Imya Familiya (2 years ago)
Slovenian sounds so melodic
Alex Eldritch (1 year ago)
It does indeed
Uncle Boom (2 years ago)
Very interesting to hear these languages, thank you for the quick show!
Olga. Grabovetska (2 years ago)
Словенська дуже похода на польську
Olga. Grabovetska (2 years ago)
похожа*
Janshevik (2 years ago)
also people remember: Krim = Slovenia
Serhiy Chayka (1 year ago)
I like your joke)))
bandfreak03 (2 years ago)
I'm from Slovenia 😁 but I want to speak Ukrainian so bad .-. teach me
Eva Ternik have you tried Duolingo? it is free and works pretty good for me.
L.U. (2 years ago)
Пані Ольга, те, що ви робите, ціни немає!!! Це дуже добра справа. Бажаю вам успіху!!!
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Liubov Дякую! :-)
MrEnterification (2 years ago)
All slavic languages are similar ;)
VendPrekmurec (2 years ago)
a subscribe and like from me.
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+VendPrekmurec Thank you!
Igor Smolovski (2 years ago)
Not everything that is said in Ukranian is translated the same way into Slovenian. For example, the Ukranian phrase "Please make me some coffee' is translated into Slovenian as 'prosim pojdi na kavo z mano' - please come have coffee with me, which is not the same thing.
Matic Jelovcan (8 months ago)
not just that, but in slovene we use two concepts for love: "rad imam" and "ljubim". The former is akin to "I like" and the latter is "I love, like eros". "Ljubim" is rarely used in speech because it sounds very formal in the structure, though when it is, the person really means that they love the other person (it's almost never attributed to things and animals, except perhaps in written form, where the language is formalized). So when Barbara said "Rada te imam, dragi." she was indeed correct, but she could also say "Ljubim te, dragi" which would make it a tad more mutually inteligible in this case.
boyan bravo (10 months ago)
Ja narobe je povedala v slovenščini. Pravilni bi bilo: "Prosim ,pripravi mi kavo"
Said Maxime (2 years ago)
nice video and nice idea i like it
Robertosław Iksiński (2 years ago)
Ukrainian and Slovenian are similar to Polish, but Ukrainian is more similar to modern Polish than Slovenian (and Slovenian is more similar to Old Polish than Ukrainian).
Kranjčan (27 days ago)
do you have some sources about old polish language?
Kranjčan (2 years ago)
I liked the old polish language,
Kazimir P (2 years ago)
polski :3 :3
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Robertosław Iksiński interesting!
the uroš (2 years ago)
i didn' t know elephants are happy :)
Serhiy Chayka (1 year ago)
the uroš It is just funny Ukrainian expression.
YummYakitori (2 years ago)
I realized "happy" in Ukrainian is very similar to Polish (Szczęśliwy) :D
YummYakitori (6 months ago)
Martin “Please” in Ukrainian is “Bud’ laska”, in this case the Slovenian word for “please” sounds closer to Polish
Martin (2 years ago)
+YummYakitori Not only that word.In this video I hear only few differences: shine (polish: świecą), stars (gwiazdy), beautiful (piękna), please (proszę).Other words are almost the same.
Longobardo (2 years ago)
Slovenian is very similar to Serbian-croatian language
Matic Jelovcan (8 months ago)
although slovenian and serbo-croatian are more like cousin languages...
Nikolai Harhai (2 years ago)
Finally a video comparing Ukrainian to Slovenian. Donald Trump, US Presidential candidate's wife, Melania Knauss, now Melania Trump is Slovenian. Always wanted to hear the difference. Thanks for sharing.
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
very interesting! I dont know that she is Slovenian ;-)
Petra Keckes (2 years ago)
Nice video! I am Slovak and I also speak Slovenian. I was surprised how much I can understand from Ukrainian :)
Kranjčan (27 days ago)
thats awesome
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Petra Keckes (langwitch4fun) that's cool!
Graham Cracker (2 years ago)
Thanks Olga. I always like these videos where you compare Ukrainian to other Slavic languages. That one sentence "Happy like elephant." Is that a common expression where you live? I've never heard that one before.
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
yes, it's pretty common expression ;-)
David Barchus (2 years ago)
Olga has Barbara asked you for any money I gave her 40 dollars and didnt get any thanks for it I think Barbara needs a spanking
Matthew Ihle (2 years ago)
Why is it that some Slavic languages like Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Russian use the cyrillic alphabet, and other Slavic languages, like Polish for example, use the latin alphabet like English?
Janshevik (2 years ago)
but have you seen glagolitic letters? :D
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
it's hard to talk with people who're opssesed with sex...they somehow do not see past it and are unable for serious and intelligent converstions, which is sad really, for nation and for humanity. I hope You're not one of them. That's all I have to say.  
Janshevik (2 years ago)
+Slaweniska dela also using letters looking like dicks isn't decent :p
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
ofc...no problem ;)
Matthew Ihle (2 years ago)
+Slaweniska dela Thanks for the history lesson... It's interesting how languages evolve.
Я на Словенском пару лет вспять одинешенек кинофильм про Словян смотрел. Сейчас попробую отыскать.
+Slaweniska dela Да, Я ссылку оставил.
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
+Archivator / Slavic Similarity документальный ? Возможно знаю тот кинофильм....
Andreas Stöckel (2 years ago)
now I'm not slavish but Ugric from my grandfather's side came from kattuvuoma and I can not say much because I have aft Russian friend they were nice to me
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
Thanks for the video ! :) Djakuju Olha! =) well... sorry for being critical but as a slavic linguist I must be... stuff there could be much more similar, Barbara has (in some cases) just used some words in slovenian instead of others which are more similar...for example ukr. kvitka = sln. cvetek (litterally)or cvet but on the other hand kohany is not dragi in slovenian, dragi is for ukr dorohi, and kohany in slovene is ljubljeni made from verb "ljubiti".... oh and while we're at comparing slavic languages...check this ukrainian song, and compare it to croatian.... /watch?v=95GSJLtMC5I it's very good translation...almost every word in ukrainan has the same root as in croatian...only endings may differ. What do You think? Judging only by that song ukr and croatian seem more like dialects than different languages...I can say I understand more ukrainian than I do some croatian dialects...I'm not even kidding or exaggerate...even though croatian (sometimes serbocroatian/croatoserbian) is along with slovenian my mother tongue...that's kind of funny.. anyways cheers! ;)
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
 це було б дуже добре Оля :)  привіт з Хорватії та Словенії ;)!
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Slaweniska dela yes, I agree with you. We should make video and use more common words.. I think, we will make #2 video and try to use more similar words
Slava F (2 years ago)
Ukranian language is much like russian, if you know russian you know ukranian
Ondřej Góral (1 month ago)
Займенник Я нередко опускається, чи то пак видозмінюється і ставиться після дієслова: Укр: я робив, я ходив; зах.укр: робив-ім, ходив-ім; Я робитиму. Ходитимемо Буду робив/ будéм прогуливались Ти робила/прогуливалась. Робила-с/ прогуливалась-с Ви робили/прогуливались. Робили сте/ прогуливались сте Ми сиділи. Сиділи смо
Sol Bilvao (2 years ago)
so is it like spanish and portuguese? different but very similar?
Slava F (2 years ago)
+Slaweniska dela Ya Vas ponyal...da, konstrukcii bez glagola byt' harakterny takzhe dlya romanskoj gruppy yazykov. Naskol'ko ya znayu glabol byt' obyazatel'no prisutstvuet tol'ko v germanskoj gruppe yazykov, kak v nemezkom i anglijskom naprimer..,Ich bin (I am) . Ya vizhu Vy horosho znaete ivrit :)
Slaweniska dela (2 years ago)
da konečno...Amen tože ivrejskoe i mnogo drugih slov, i mnogo imën....no ne toljko o etom govoril...tože npr. konstrukcii bez glagola byt' tipa "Ja Slaweniska dela" ili "Shmi Slawenska dela"...bez ja *jesm ili "haja"
Brian (2 years ago)
Happy like elephant = happy like elephant. Cool. Hi Olga!
Sandy Beach (2 years ago)
Very interesting. The two language sound the same to me as far as pronunciation, but the actual words are very different.
Cannibal (1 year ago)
ок https://ru.wiktionary.org/wiki/%D0%BF%D1%80%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%B8%D1%82%D1%8C
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
Well, maybe. Ukrainian language by itself is very rich. There are so many words to describe the same thing, but with different features or tones... Russian is more non-slavic. For example, there are different words in Ukrainian which mean "please". It can be "bud laska" or "proshu". In Slovenian it's kind of "prosim", in Polish " proshu", but in Russian -"pozhajlusta". So that is why Ukrainians understand other slavic languages easier than Russians.
Sandy Beach (2 years ago)
+Olga Reznikova Is it like Russian and Ukrainian where there can be two words for the same thing in both languages but one word is more common in one language and the other is more common in the other language?
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
inspite words are different, a lot of the make sense in Ukrainian.
Jan Majerníček (2 years ago)
I am czech and i have to say that sometimes slovenian version is more similar to czech and sometimes the ukrainian one. Btw do you have verb to be in ukrainian(russian does not)?
Christof Waltz (1 year ago)
V ukrajinštině existuje slovo být. V ukrajinštině se skloňují různé tvary slova být v závislosti od osobních zájmen ,ale ne všude . Například : Já- nepoužívají Ty- nepoužívají On je Ona je Ono je Tady je vidět rozděl ot češtiny.
jurisprudens (1 year ago)
In Russian, we use "will be"(буду) and "was" (был) a lot, but not in the present tense.
Jan Majerníček (2 years ago)
Oh. For me, as czech, senetences without tobe sometimes sound like child/frankenstein speech :D
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
we have, and Russians have,but we both dont use it in sentenses.
Manfred Bismark (2 years ago)
Hello OLGA. Very nice. I am happy. Nice to hear my language in this video. BRAVO good work GIRLS!!! Thumb up for BARBARA. Ja, tudi v Sloveniji imamo lepa dekleta. Have a good day. Bye. Rudi.
Werner Rieber (2 years ago)
very good Video, good to learn some, i love it
Slavic (2 years ago)
Similar to serbian :)
Saint Boris Nemtsov (2 years ago)
Beautiful Video Olga!  I love the way you encourage us Slavonic people to mass debate over our cultural similarities.  Keep up the good work.
Serhiy Chayka (1 year ago)
Saint Boris Nemtsov But be careful off your wishes, one almost Slavic nation will proclaim itself by your older brother.
FIDEL TREJO ORZCO (2 years ago)
Sweet Ukrainian! to speak of love with your beloved one.
Barbara4u2c (2 years ago)
<3
Kike Ks (2 years ago)
Hi Olga! Please give me some suggestions about what nice places I can visit in Ukraine, I would go there in two months. I appreciate your help in a video.
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
Hi! I suggest you visit Lviv and Kyiv. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqxJS0iPDFE&index=9&list=PLH1RblPMSpgFkPVPryN0HadvIyynsXIqa
Raphael Soares (2 years ago)
These kind of videos are so much fun! Slavic languages sound so beautiful :)
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Raphael Soares thank you!
Jose Antonio Lanz (2 years ago)
Slovenian seems easier than ukranian :-) ukranian sounds nicer (sweeter, more fluid) than Slovenian :-)
Kranjčan (4 months ago)
Aha
bandfreak03 (2 years ago)
+lancii hah
lancii (2 years ago)
+Eva Ternik  odvisniki so dobri za jebat u glavo xD
bandfreak03 (2 years ago)
Both are hard. Slovenian is hard as hell. Even if I'm Slovenian I can speak slovene fluently (normal for me) but at school I suck at it 😂 its pretty funny
lancii (2 years ago)
yeah try learning Slovene.. everyone says it's really hard (it's pretty easy to me because i was born here) and i totally believe them
Pavel Kalashnikov (2 years ago)
Спасибо за коллаборацию с Барбарой!
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Pavel Kalashnikov изволь
RacerS2 (2 years ago)
Barbara sent me here
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+RacerS2 cool! ;-)
Ellis Marino (2 years ago)
would you do a video of food shopping and cost
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
+Ellis Marino yes, I will make it
Filip Philip Philipp (2 years ago)
Please make video ukrainian and slovak language
Filip Philip Philipp (2 years ago)
Slovenian and ukrainan are veru similar to the slovak
dukyd122 (2 years ago)
Yes, I am Czech and Great Moravia was only place on nowadays Czech Rep
Michal Pacocha (2 years ago)
+Olga Reznikova Ukrainian vs. Polish would be so much fun :D
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
I don't know their histry, but I think they are two different nationa, with different langauge and traditions.
Vasa Ket (2 years ago)
+Filip Jurgowski  Polish and Ukrainian languages are very similar. Slovak language is very close to the Polish, so that the Ukrainian and Slovak languages are very close too. I am Ukrainian, when someone speaks Polish or Slovak, I can understand many things When someone speak Slovenian, I almost did not understand
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
I already have it)
Djohan Sitorus (2 years ago)
Olga ...
Olga Reznikova (2 years ago)
what?

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