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Wiktionary, Ukrainian nouns, alternative emphasis

I have been using Wiktionary to get conjugation & declension details, as well as a sense of pronunciation, and there is a nuance that is not explained. For example, дівчина has two nominative ...
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Combining the numbers 2,3 and 4 with adjectives

In standard Ukrainian, what case marking will an adjective take if it proceeds the numerals 2,3 and 4? So far I've only ecountered contradicting information on this. One website told me these phases: ...
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What's the general declension for neuter words ending in -е?

Ok,so I have been making a list of genders and their changeable endings and I have found no reliable sources concerning the declension of these words. Some show -я and others -а. To avoid guessing ...
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Determining the declension of an unknown word

So a while ago I was informed of the general rules for declensions. However, there is some overlap of these groups. For example, a word with no ending could be either 2nd or 3rd declension. ...
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Genitive Ending for Second Declension Singular Masculine Inanimate Nouns

My grammar table lists two sets of endings, one of which is equivalent to those for animate nouns and the other, which is: consonant: +а ь, й→я How do I know which to use?
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Родовий відмінок множини слів на -шшя, -жжя, -ччя

Сьогодні, коли мені треба було поставити слово «протиріччя» у фразу «жодних …», мене раптом переклинило: «протиріч» — 71 результат у гугл-книжках, 319 результатів у гуглі, чи «протирічь» — 53 ...
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Як правильно вживати/наголошувати слово "тато" в множині та різних відмінках?

У живій розмовній практиці рідко вживається множина від іменника тато, проте "рідко" не означає "ніколи". Перше питання - як правильно ставити наголос - тата́ чи та́та, наприклад, в такому реченні: ...
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