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The first point is that verb ‘знати’ does have forms with prefixes: ‘ви-’, ‘у/в-’, ‘за-’ etc. So does almost any verb. Prefixes may change the lexical meaning of verbs and you should refer to a dictionary for a verb with prefix that you don't know yet. It's true that with help of prefixes you generally turn imperfective verbs (дієслова недоконаного виду) ...


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I just want to share some sense of Ukrainian verb aspects with you According to wikipedia few ukrainian verbs do not have explicit aspect properties: розслідувати, мовити, веліти, женити, абсорбувати, атакувати Some of these can be converted to not-so-grammatically-correct versions which contrast in terms of aspect with the correct version. The 'spoilable'...


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There's no simple rule of which prefix to use. Actually most of the time you can use most of the prefixes and each one will give slightly different meaning, e.g.: нести (carry) -> нанести (~ to carry in, heap up, accumulate) знести (~ to bring down) пронести (~ to carry along...) понести (~ to start carrying...) Actually famous linguist Synavskyi (Олекса ...


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