Verbs in Ukrainian

Verbs are a key part of any language. The Ukrainian verbs list below will help you learn common Ukrainian verbs in no time. Together with other basic nouns and adjectives, this will quickly allow you to express basic things in Ukrainian. For even more Ukrainian verbs, take a look at our learning resources for Ukrainian at the end of the page.
Basic Ukrainian Verbs
Ukrainian Action Words
Movements in Ukrainian
Ukrainian Business Verbs

Basic Ukrainian Verbs

to open in Ukrainianвідкривати (відкрива́ти - vidkryváty)
to close in Ukrainianзакривати (закрива́ти - zakryváty)
to sit in Ukrainianсидіти (сиді́ти - sydíty)
to stand in Ukrainianстояти (стоя́ти - stoyáty)
to know in Ukrainianзнати (зна́ти - znáty)
to think in Ukrainianдумати (ду́мати - dúmaty)
to win in Ukrainianвигравати (виграва́ти - vyhraváty)
to lose in Ukrainianпрогравати (програва́ти - prohraváty)
to ask in Ukrainianзапитувати (запи́тувати - zapýtuvaty)
to answer in Ukrainianвідповідати (відповіда́ти - vidpovidáty)
to help in Ukrainianдопомагати (допомага́ти - dopomaháty)
to like in Ukrainianлюбити (люби́ти - lyubýty)
to kiss in Ukrainianпоцілувати (поцілува́ти - potsiluváty)
to eat in Ukrainianїсти (ї́сти - yísty)
to drink in Ukrainianпити (пи́ти - pýty)

Ukrainian Action Words

to take in Ukrainianбрати (бра́ти - bráty)
to put in Ukrainianкласти (кла́сти - klásty)
to find in Ukrainianзнаходити (знахо́дити - znakhódyty)
to steal in Ukrainianкрасти (кра́сти - krásty)
to kill in Ukrainianвбивати (вбива́ти - vbyváty)
to fly in Ukrainianлітати (літа́ти - litáty)
to attack in Ukrainianатакувати (атакува́ти - atakuváty)
to defend in Ukrainianзахищати (захища́ти - zakhyshcháty)
to fall in Ukrainianпадати (па́дати - pádaty)
to choose in Ukrainianвибирати (вибира́ти - vybyráty)

Movements in Ukrainian

to run in Ukrainianбігати (бі́гати - bíhaty)
to swim in Ukrainianплавати (пла́вати - plávaty)
to jump in Ukrainianстрибати (стриба́ти - strybáty)
to pull in Ukrainianтягнути (тягну́ти - tyahnúty)
to push in Ukrainianштовхати (штовха́ти - shtovkháty)
to throw in Ukrainianкидати (ки́дати - kýdaty)
to crawl in Ukrainianповзати (по́взати - póvzaty)
to fight in Ukrainianбитися (би́тися - býtysya)
to catch in Ukrainianловити (лови́ти - lovýty)
to roll in Ukrainianкотити (коти́ти - kotýty)

Ukrainian Business Verbs

to buy in Ukrainianкупувати (купува́ти - kupuváty)
to pay in Ukrainianплатити (плати́ти - platýty)
to sell in Ukrainianпродавати (продава́ти - prodaváty)
to study in Ukrainianвчитися (вчи́тися - vchýtysya)
to call in Ukrainianтелефонувати (телефонува́ти - telefonuváty)
to read in Ukrainianчитати (чита́ти - chytáty)
to write in Ukrainianписати (писа́ти - pysáty)
to calculate in Ukrainianрозраховувати (розрахо́вувати - rozrakhóvuvaty)
to measure in Ukrainianміряти (мі́ряти - míryaty)
to earn in Ukrainianзаробляти (заробля́ти - zaroblyáty)
to count in Ukrainianрахувати (рахува́ти - rakhuváty)
to scan in Ukrainianсканувати (сканува́ти - skanuváty)
to print in Ukrainianдрукувати (друкува́ти - drukuváty)

Verbs in Ukrainian

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