Why we say "Kyiv" and not "Kiev": The difficulty of translating place names

Episode 43 March 14, 2022 00:04:54
Why we say "Kyiv" and not "Kiev": The difficulty of translating place names
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Why we say "Kyiv" and not "Kiev": The difficulty of translating place names

Mar 14 2022 | 00:04:54

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Eddie Arrieta

Show Notes

Historically, English speakers have referred to the Ukrainian capital city as “Kiev,” but you’ve likely seen a different spelling — “Kyiv” — in most of the recent coverage of the war in Ukraine. 

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