Calendar of significant and memorable dates. December 9

On December 9, 1863 Borys Grinchenko was born. He was the author of fundamental ethnographic, linguistic, literary, pedagogical works, historical essays, the first textbooks on the Ukrainian language and literature, the compiler of the four-volume explanatory “Dictionary of the Ukrainian language”.

Among the great Ukrainians, Borys Grinchenko has a special place. His life and work are astonishing, his tireless titanic activity is admirable for more than one generation of Ukrainians. Fate measured out to him a short Shevchenko's age - 47 years. In his life and work, every single step was sanctified by love for his native people.

The library offers:

  • Grinchenko, B. (1996). Slovar ukrainskoi movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language]. (Vols. 1-4). Kyiv: Naukova dumka.
  • Movchun, A. (2010). Borys Hrinchenko: fenomen velykoho trudaria [Boris Grinchenko: The Phenomenon of the Great Worker]. Dyvoslovo (Ukrainska mova i literatura v navch. zakladakh) – Divoslov (Ukrainian Language and Literature in Educational Institutions), 5, 44-49.
  • Nyzovyi, M. (2007). B. D. Hrinchenko i statystyka druku [B. D. Grinchenko and the statistics of printing]. Shkilna biblioteka – School library, 8, 38-39.
  • Yunosova, V. (2009). Variantni zakinchennia imennykiv u "Slovari ..." B. Hrinchenko i suchasni normatyvni protsesy [Variant endings of nouns in "Dictionary ..." B. Grinchenko and modern normative processes]. Dyvoslovo (Ukrainska mova i literatura v navch. zakladakh) – Divoslov (Ukrainian Language and Literature in Educational Institutions), 11, 39-44.
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