łamać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *lamati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwa.mat͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -amat͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: ła‧mać

Verb[edit]

łamać impf (perfective złamać)

  1. (transitive, reflexive) to break, to snap; to break a long, thin, brittle object into pieces
    Silna wichura łamała gałęzie w lesie.A strong wind was snapping branches in the forest.
  2. (reflexive, colloquial) to break down

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Further reading[edit]

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

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Verb[edit]

łamać (imperfective, perfective złamać)

  1. to break