anioł

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See also: ãniół

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From 14th century angioł, from Ancient Greek ἄγγελος (ángelos).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

anioł m anim (diminutive aniołek)

  1. angel

Declension[edit]

Normal modern declension is animate (nominative and accusative plural anioły). Personal declension (nominative plural aniołowie, accusative plural aniołów) is dated or literary. The form anieli is archaic.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “anioł”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish): “w 14. i 15. w. angieł, z łac. angelus (greckie angelos ‘poseł’)”

Further reading[edit]

  • anioł in Polish dictionaries at PWN