Warszawa

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Polish Warszawa, from Old Polish. See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /vɑˈsjaːva/, [vɑ̈ˈɕɛːvæ]

Proper noun[edit]

Warszawa ?

  1. Warsaw (the capital city of Poland)
    Warszawa er hovedstaden i Polen.
    Warsaw is the capital of Poland.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Polish Warszawa, from Old Polish. See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɑrˈʃɑːvɑ/, [vɑˈʂ(ː)ɑ̀ːvɑ̌]

Proper noun[edit]

Warszawa

  1. Warsaw (the capital city of Poland)

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Polish Warszawa, from Old Polish. See there for more.

Proper noun[edit]

Warszawa ?

  1. Warsaw (the capital city of Poland)

Derived terms[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier, medieval Warszewa or Warszowa, from Old Polish Warsz + -owa (adjectival suffix). Warsz is an Old Polish diminutive of the given name Wrocisław or Warcisław (cf. Wrocław).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /varˈʂa.va/
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  • Rhymes: -ava
  • Syllabification: War‧sza‧wa

Proper noun[edit]

Warszawa f

  1. Warsaw (the capital city of Poland)
    • 1854, Leon Potocki, Święcone, czyli Pałac Potockich w Warszawie:
      Arcybiskupowi przeznaczono rocznéj pensyi 140,000 franków, prócz pieniędzy na reprezentacyą; gdyż cesarz w udzielonych mu instrukcyach chciał, aby w Warszawie wielki dom prowadził.
      The archbishop was allowed a yearly pension of 140,000 franks, in addition to the money for representation; where as the emperor wanted, as in his conferred instructions, wanted him to lead a great house in Warsaw.
    • 1964, Adam Szczypiorski, Ćwierć wieku Warszawy, 1806-1830:
      Od daty 18 maja 1815 roku, kiedy traktat wiedeński powołał do życia Królestwo Polskie, rozpoczęła się dla Warszawy nowa epoka.
      From May 18, 1815, when the Treaty of Vienna brough the Polish Kingdom back to life, a new epoch for Warsaw begun.
    • 2008, Artur III Nadolski, Pani Chłodna (opowieść o warszawskiej ulicy):
      W takiej atmosferze rewolucyjnego września opuszczał na zawsze Warszawę i Ojczyznę Fryderyk Chopin.
      In this revolutionist atmosphere of September, Frederyk Chopin left Warsaw and his fatherland forever.
  2. FSO Warszawa, a line of cars manufactured in Warsaw between 1951 and 1973
    • 2010, Aleksander Sowa, Legendy naszej motoryzacji:
      W 1958 roku Warszawę wyposażono już w dwuramienną kierownicę.
      In 1958 the warsaw was equipped with a two-armed steering wheel.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the car sense, this word is spelled in lowercase when used as a metonym to refer to particular cars. See warszawa.

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective
nouns

Further reading[edit]

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

Swedish[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

  • Varsjava (historical, adapted spelling)
  • Warsau (historical, from German)

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Polish Warszawa, from Old Polish. See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /varˈʂɑːˌva/, [va̠ɹˈʂɑ̂ːvâ̠]

Proper noun[edit]

Warszawa n (genitive Warszawas)

  1. Warsaw (the capital city of Poland)

Derived terms[edit]