Hi to the Ukraine from Tokyo
|Date:||Friday, November 23, 2001, 10:46|
> Hmm, a language I've always been intrigued by, but
> never attempted. :-?
You'll never regret if you start one day...
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought the English
> spelling of your city would be Kiev. Or is that
> another city?
Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine. The official language of Ukraine is
Ukrainian (it is relative to Russian, but differs from it in many things)
So this is a transliteration from Ukrainian, which is officially approved
since gaining independence from Russia. Former spelling 'Kiev ' was from
> In this forum, you can call me "Matt33" :-I
> (...because we've got many other Matts here...)
> Oh... would you happen to speak any Estonian? I
> want to pick some more of that language up, but only
> know very basic things like "palun" and "aita".
Unfortunately, no Estonian in my database
[who knows, maybe one day...]