Wiktionary:Requested entries (Polish)
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- babówka -- This is actually a Silesian vocable and signifies a kind of cake made from yeast. --Strabismus (talk) 08:43, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- baldachim It's a masculine noun that means baldachin and canopy as two different senses, I think.
- barchan (It's a masculine noun.) -- a type of cotton cloth; a crescent dune--Strabismus (talk) 08:43, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- bełtać -- to mix, stir —Strabismus (talk) 08:43, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- cieknąć -- to drip, leak --Strabismus (talk) 08:47, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- chełpić -- "chełpić się" means "to brag", "to proud oneself with sth"
- czeladnik -- journeyman?
- czop -- pin, plug, journal, spigot, peg, tenon, pintle, bung, trunnion, dowel, rootlet, swivel, stub, spile, wrist-pin, stump, outage, dovetail, faucet, and stop?
- dyfuzor -- diffuser
- dekielek -- lens cap
- dłubać -- to tinker, to pick (nose or teeth), to hollow
- dożyć -- to live, to reach?
- drobić -- to toddle, to crumple?
- furmanka - wagon; a four-wheeled, horse-drawn vehicle without a roof, typically with angled sides. A related but more specific term is "wóz drabiniasty", which means ladder wagon (a type of furmanka with sides made of ladders, used to transport hay). --Tweenk (talk) 10:01, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
- hartować -- to temper, toughen (also fig.) --Strabismus (talk) 09:00, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- hufnal -- a large nail
- huculski -- related to the Hutsuls, an ethnic group from the Ukraine, or an equivalent of "Hucul" in the name Hucul pony --Tweenk (talk) 17:21, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- jednoroczny -- one year old, annual (as in "annual plant")
- kiermasz -- fair (as in Monroe County Fair?)?
- klopsik -- meat ball
- konwerter szerokokątny -- wide-angle converter
- koza w nosie -- literally "goat in the nose", means booger (see here)
- łemkowski -- of or relating to the Lemkos and their language
- łój -- tallow, suet, sebum?
- łupić -- to rob, plunder --Strabismus (talk) 09:02, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- macać -- to touch, feel; to grope
- macacz -- groper (a person who gropes people in public places), a humorous contraction of obmacywacz
- macadło -- humorous nonce word meaning "groping device"
- matówka -- focusing screen
- mogiła -- grave, tomb, mound, tumulus
- mość -- majesty --Strabismus (talk) 09:31, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- muszla oczna -- eyecup (for camera) --Strabismus (talk) 09:31, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- miłka -- lovegrass (plant)
- nadrzeć -- to wear and tear --Strabismus (talk) 09:36, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- nadymać -- to inflate --Strabismus (talk) 09:36, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- namłócić -- perfective form of młócić "to thresh; to separate wheat from chaff"; can also be used figuratively --Tweenk (talk) 17:08, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- niesie -- 3rd person singular present tense form of nieść "to carry" --Tweenk (talk) 17:08, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
niektóry→ niektórzy -- actually has same meaning as niektóry (sc. "someone") --Strabismus (talk) 09:36, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- nieżonaty -- unmarried, single, unattached; also a noun for bachelor
- notariusz -- masculine noun for notary?
- nurów -- genitive plural of nur "loon; diver; bird from the order Gaviiformes" --Tweenk (talk) 17:08, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- obcęgi -- pincers, tongs --Tweenk (talk) 09:49, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
- obiektyw szerokokątny -- wide-angle lens
- odbiegać -- to deviate (from specification, from expectations, from a subject) --Tweenk (talk) 09:49, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
- ofiarować -- to offer --Strabismus (talk) 09:37, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- opłakuje -- 3rd person singular present tense of opłakiwać "to mourn somebody", imperfective --Tweenk (talk) 17:11, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- oprawić -- perfective: 1. to bind (a book), to frame (a picture); 2. to skin, to clean (a dead animal), to remove skin and entrails --Tweenk (talk) 09:49, 14 September 2014 (UTC)
- panpsychizm = panpsychism
- pejsy -- sidelocks --Strabismus (talk) 09:41, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- petent -- person who visits a government office or court to deal with some matter. I'm mainly looking for an appropriate English translation. petitioner doesn't seem right. --Tweenk (talk) 00:25, 24 December 2014 (UTC)
- pępek świata — may need separate definitions for people and for places. — Keφr 18:31, 30 January 2015 (UTC)
- pierścień pośredni -- extension tube
- plewy -- chaff, tailings?
- poczmistrz -- postmaster?
- pogooglaj -- imperative of "to google"
- pojebany -- fucked-up
- pompować -- to pump --Strabismus (talk) 09:41, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- powinienem był -- originally a pluperfect form of a verb (not sure what it was -- "powinić"?), now a fixed phrase, meaning "I should"; still inflects for person, number and gender though.
- przemyski -- related to Przemyśl, a town in south-east Poland near the Ukrainian border
- rabować -- to rob, to plunder --Tweenk (talk) 16:50, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
- rozdymać -- to inflate --Strabismus (talk) 09:42, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- śmietana szczeciniecka -- this is a specific brand of sour cream made by the company ZPT Elmilk from the town of Szczecinek, so I'm not sure it belongs in Wiktionary; the generic term is kwaśna śmietana --Tweenk (talk) 22:14, 4 October 2014 (UTC)
- spotykać się - to meet up
- srebrnej -- feminine genitive of srebrny "made of silver; having silver color" (adjective) --Tweenk (talk) 17:15, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- starczą -- ambiguous. Can be 3rd person plural future tense of starczyć "to suffice" (perfective), or feminine instrumental of starczy "geriatric; related to old age" --Tweenk (talk) 17:15, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- kwaśna śmietana -- sour cream
- świder -- auger, drill?
- uszatek -- from ucho, not a regular word. It is used as the proper name of a character in a children's cartoon (w:Miś Uszatek, literally "Teddy Flopy-ear" but could be translated as Floppy Bear). --Tweenk (talk) 17:00, 29 March 2014 (UTC)
- wędrowiec -- traveller, wanderer, vagabond; usually used approvingly, connotes perseverance --Tweenk (talk) 17:18, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- wizjer -- peephole
army, military service?Translated as "military affairs". From Polish Wikipedia: all issues relating to military institutions, such as the structure, authorities, equipment, method of operation etc.
- wrzeciono -- spindle
- wyciąga -- 3rd person singular present tense of wyciągać "to hoist; to pull out of" --Tweenk (talk) 17:18, 15 October 2014 (UTC)
- wygładzić -- to smooth --Strabismus (talk) 09:54, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- wygubić -- to uproot --Strabismus (talk) 09:54, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- wykarczować -- to grub --Strabismus (talk) 09:54, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- wywoływanie -- evocation --Strabismus (talk) 09:54, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- wymawiać impf, wymówić pf (to pronounce) --Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 03:38, 16 March 2015 (UTC)
- zagłębienie -- hollow, pocket (not of trousers) --Strabismus (talk) 10:03, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- zakała -- bane, disgrace, blemish?
- zamulić -- to slime --Strabismus (talk) 10:03, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- zdradnica --Strabismus (talk) 10:03, 8 October 2012 (UTC) adder--Strabismus (talk) 10:03, 8 October 2012 (UTC)
- zgorzel -- gangrene, mortification, scale, recrement?
- z łaski swojej — tricky to translate. This phrase is an adverb, but it is used similarly to the English verb "to be so kind to (do sth)" — including sarcastically. (It's literally "by [somebody's] grace"; swój does not specify a person: it appears in Galatians 1:15 as "by his grace" (pl, en). "z łaski" can generally be thought of as a preposition meaning "by the grace of" or "through the favour of": Chapter 9 of The Prince has "z łaski ludu, lub z łaski panów": "through the favour of the people or of the nobles" (pl, en) -- Jimregan (talk) 17:54, 5 October 2014 (UTC))