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An East Slavic language spoken mainly in Ukraine and neighboring territories. Use it for questions about linguistics phenomena and scientific study of Ukrainian language. DO NOT use this tag for language-specific questions; ask it on Ukrainian Language and Usage sister site instead

Ukrainian is an East Slavic language. It is the official language in Ukraine and it is also spoken in neighboring territories, totaling 35 to 40 million native speakers.

Written Ukrainian uses Cyrillic script.

Use this tag for questions about scientific study of Ukrainian language, historical aspects of linguistics phenomena in Ukrainian, or for questions about cross-language phenomena related to Ukrainian language.

Do not use it for language-specific or usage questions; if you have questions of this kind, you should ask it on Ukrainian Language and Usage sister site instead.