небо sky
Parts of speech

Nouns

небо gen. неба -  sky (also heaven)

небеса gen. небес - the skies, the heavens (poetical plural of небо)

Adjectives

небесний - relating to the sky; celestial, heavenly

 

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Useful compounds
and collocations

небесно-блакитний - sky blue, azure

небозвід, небовид - firmament, dome of the sky

небокрай, небосхил - horizon (also обрій)

Additional information

1. просто неба (also під відкритим небом) - in the open air; open-air

2. небесні світила - celestial bodies (literally, celestial lights or stars)

3. 'царство (йому / їй) небесне' (may s/he be granted the heavenly kingdom) is a traditional wish when mentioning a deceased person

4. an interesting folk saying: Не можна на небо злізти та через голову штанів скинути - You can't climb up to the sky or take your trousers off over your head.

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