Niemiec

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See also: niemieć

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *němьcь (foreigner; German, literally a mute one), from *němъ (mute). By surface analysis, niemy +‎ -iec.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɲɛ.mjɛt͡s/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛmjɛt͡s
  • Syllabification: Nie‧miec

Noun[edit]

Niemiec m pers (feminine Niemka)

  1. German (German person)

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

adjective

Proper noun[edit]

Niemiec m pers or f

  1. a masculine surname
  2. a feminine surname

Declension[edit]

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

Proper noun[edit]

Niemiec pl

  1. genitive plural of Niemcy

Further reading[edit]

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