łańcuch

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łańcuch

Etymology[edit]

From Old Czech lancúh, from an unattested compound of Middle High German lanne (chain) and Middle High German zug (tug, pull), the former being from Old High German lanna (metal sheet, platelet; chain), from Vulgar Latin lanna from Latin lāmina (sheet especially of metal), the latter from the well-known Proto-Germanic *tugiz (tug, pull).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwaɲ.t͡sux/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

łańcuch m inan (diminutive łańcuszek)

  1. chain (a series of interconnected rings or links)
  2. (mathematics) chain
  3. (computer science) string

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: ланцу́г (lancúh)
  • Russian: ланцу́г (lancúg)
  • Ukrainian: ланцю́г (lancjúh)

Further reading[edit]

  • łańcuch in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • łańcuch in Polish dictionaries at PWN