сонце sun
Parts of speech

Nouns

сонце gen. сонця - sun, sunshine

сонечко gen. сонечка - sun (diminutive)

Adjectives

сонячний - relating to the sun, sunny

 

Adverbs

сонячно - (it's) sunny

 

Verbs

 

 

Useful compounds
and collocations

сонячний годинник - sundial

сонячний удар - sunstroke

світить сонце - the sun is shining

припікає сонце - the sun is burning hot

схід сонця - sunrise

захід сонця - sunset

сонцепоклонник - sun worshipper

сонцестояння - solstice

сонячна система - solar system

сонячна енергетика - solar energy (production)

Additional information

1. 'солярний' is sometimes used as an adjective relating to the sun, for example 'солярні знаки' - solar signs, 'солярні панелі' - solar panels etc.

2. 'Соняшні (сонячні) кларнети' - 'Clarinets of the Sun' was the first collection of poems by Pavlo Tychyna, published in Kyiv in 1918

3. 'Сонячна машина' - 'The Solar Machine' (1921-24) by Volodymyr Vynnychenko was a utopian fantasy novel which was widely read and discussed at the time.

Related words

соняшник - sunflower (flower, seeds)

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