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US Board on Geographic Names Transliteration System


The phonetic scheme we've devised for the Hippocrene Language Travel Guide to Ukraine is designed to approximate literary language that is standard throughout Ukraine. It will be understood everywhere despite foreign influences on dialect in certain regions.


This material was adapted from: The Hippocrene Language and Travel Guide to Ukraine by Linda Hodges and George Chumak (Hippocrene, 1996), copyright 1996 by Linda Hodges and George Chumak.

Contact Linda Hodges at l.hodges(at)prodigy.net
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