żyć

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See also: zyc

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *žìti (stem *živ-; compare Czech žít, Slovak žiť, Old Church Slavonic жити (žiti)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷíh₃weti (to be alive), from *gʷih₃wós (alive), from *gʷeyh₃- (to live). Cognates include Lithuanian gyventi, Sanskrit जीवति (jīvati), Latin vīvō and Ancient Greek ζῶ ().

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Verb[edit]

żyć impf (perfective pożyć)

  1. (intransitive) to live (be alive)

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Noun[edit]

żyć n

  1. genitive plural of życie

Further reading[edit]

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