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
Script type
Time period
Late 18th century to the present
Related scripts
Parent systems
Sister systems
Ukrainian Latin
Pannonian Rusyn
Carpathian Rusyn alphabets
ISO 15924
ISO 15924Cyrl (220), ​Cyrillic
Unicode alias
Subset of Cyrillic (U+0400 ... U+04F0)
 This article contains phonetic transcriptions in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA. For the distinction between [ ], / / and ⟨ ⟩, see IPA § Brackets and transcription delimiters.

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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