Polizei

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin politia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˌpo.liˈt͡saɪ̯]
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯
  • Hyphenation: Po‧li‧zei
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Polizei f (genitive Polizei, plural Polizeien)

  1. (law enforcement) police
    Die Polizei erwischte den Taschendieb auf frischer Tat.
    The police caught the pickpocket in the act.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Czech: policie
  • Romanian: polițai

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Polizei f

  1. police

Silesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From perfective po- +‎ lizać, from Proto-Slavic *lizati. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *leyǵʰ- (to lick)

Etymology traces back roughly four millennia and includes Luwian language. Not to be confused with later German Polizei borrowed from Latin politia tracing back roughly three millennia to Hellenic πόλις (polis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

Polizei

  1. second-person singular imperative of polizać

Example A: Polizei mojo dupa. - Lick my ass(hole).

Example B: Polizei mi dupa. - Lick me the ass(hole).

See also: poliż

(in literary Polish language)

Example A: Poliż moją dupę. - Lick my ass(hole).

Example B: Poliż mi dupę. - Lick me the ass(hole).