район district
Parts of speech

Nouns

район gen. району - district, quarter, area, zone

 

Adjectives

районний - relating to a/the district

 

Adverbs

 

 

Verbs

 

районувати - to divide into districts

Useful compounds
and collocations

районна рада (райрада) -  district council

районний центр (райцентр) - district centre (principal town)

діловий район (міста) - business district (of a city)

промисловий район - industrial district/quarter

Additional information

1. райони are the administrative districts into which області (regions) and cities are divided

2. район when used informally - area, zone

3. the word is a loan from the French rayon (beam, radius, range).

Related words

 

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