-by

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See also: by, BY, by-, by., .by, b'y, and

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Old Norse býr (settlement).

Suffix[edit]

-by

  1. (in place names) Habitation.

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: by

Suffix[edit]

-by

  1. conditional mood marker

Usage notes[edit]

May be attached to verbs in the past tense, some conjunctions (gdyby, jeśliby) or used as a stand-alone particle, see by.

Further reading[edit]

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