Ukrainian Easter Vocabulary – Пасха/Великдень

Pysanky Ukrainian Easter Eggs
Pysanky Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Easter is my favourite time of the year. It is the most important event in the Eastern Orthodox calendar. Recently, I have been trying to learn some Ukrainian. In order to keep track of vocabulary that I have picked up, here is a list of some useful Ukrainian words and phrases for talking about Easter that I would like to share with you.

Пасха, Великдень – easter

Свято festival, holiday

Я святкую Пасха – I celebrate Easter

Ми святкуємо Великдень We celebrate Easter

Воскресіння resurrection

Ісус Христос – Jesus Christ

Боґ – God

Христос Воскрес! Christ is Risen!

Воістину Воскрес! (Response to Christ is risen) He is Risen indeed!

Вітати з великоднем – To wish Happy Easter

Я вітаю з великоднем – I wish Happy Easter

Церква – Church

Ходити до церкви – To go to church

Священник – Priest

Страсний тиждень  – Holy Week

Великодній п’ятниця – Good Friday



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