Ukrainian alphabet

33-letter Cyrillic alphabet used to write Ukrainian

The Ukrainian alphabet is the set of letters used to write Ukrainian, which is the official language of Ukraine. It is based on the Cyrillic alphabet. It has 33 letters.

Ukrainian alphabet
Spoken languagesUkrainian
Time periodLate 18th century to the present
Parent systems
Sister systemsUkrainian Latin
Pannonian Rusyn
Carpathian Rusyn alphabets
Unicode rangeSubset of Cyrillic (U+0400 ... U+04F0)
ISO 15924Cyrl
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The 33 letters are:

А а, Б б, В в, Г г, Ґ ґ, Д д, Е е, Є є, Ж ж, З з, И и, І і, Ї ї, Й й, К к, Л л, М м, Н н, О о, П п, Р р, С с, Т т, У у, ф Ф, Х х, Ц ц, Ч ч, Ш ш, Щ щ, Ь ь, Ю ю, Я я


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