Rzym

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish Rzym, borrowed from Old Czech Řím, borrowed from Western South Slavic *Rimъ,[1] from early South Slavic *Rymъ, from early Romance, from Latin Rōma.[2] Further etymology unclear.

For similar religious borrowings, compare Żyd (Jew), krzyż (cross).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʐɨm/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɨm
  • Syllabification: Rzym

Proper noun[edit]

Rzym m inan

  1. Rome (the capital city of Italy)
  2. the Roman Empire (an ancient empire)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjectives
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Stieber, Zdzisław (2005) Zarys gramatyki porównawczej języków słowiańskich (in Polish), Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, →ISBN
  2. ^ Šekli, Matej (2015), “Old Romance place names in early South Slavic and late Proto-Slavic sound changes”, in Linguistica (in English), volume 55(1), page 106

Further reading[edit]

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