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Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Proto-Slavic *sь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

  1. attached to pronouns with an undefinite meaning; some-

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Polish:
  • Silesian:

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Syllabification: ś

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish , from Proto-Slavic *si. Cognate with Kashubian -s, Slovincian .

Particle[edit]

  1. appended to relative/interrogative pronouns to form indefinite pronouns; some-
Derived terms[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Suffix[edit]

(feminine -sia)

  1. used to form nicknames
    Jan + ‎ → ‎Jaś
    Krzysztof + ‎ → ‎Krzyś
    Adam + ‎ → ‎Adaś

Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from Old Polish jeś, from Proto-Slavic *esi.

Suffix[edit]

  1. second-person singular verb suffix
Usage notes[edit]
  • In colloquial usage, this suffix may be detached from the verb (leaving the verb in a third-person form), and instead attached to an adverbial, predicative or other word. The verb may be even omitted altogether; in that case, it is implied to be być (to be).
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Silesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish .

Suffix[edit]

  1. attached to pronouns with an undefinite meaning; some-

Derived terms[edit]