12 C
New York
February 27, 2024
europe news Russia Ukraine World news

Chandeliers and avatars: how conflict spawned a new lexicon in Ukraine

From terms to mock the Russian foe to those that mask the grim reality of war, new usages abound

It was once a superstition only among Ukrainian air crew: the word “last”, especially in the context of a last or final meeting, should be avoided as it denotes a premonition of death.

In its place air crew would say krajne, which translates very roughly to English as “on the edge”.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Wagner boss to leave Russia as reports say US spy agencies picked up signs of planned uprising days ago

TheWorldsNews

Russia releases history schoolbook praising Ukraine invasion

TheWorldsNews

Uncertainty surrounds Turkish post-quake rebuild – despite bold promises

TheWorldsNews

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This