bawić

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *baviti (to linger), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰowHéyeti, causative of *bʰuH-. Cognate with Lithuanian bùvintis (to sojourn) and Sanskrit भावयति (bhāvayati, to effectuate).

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bawić impf

  1. (transitive) to entertain (guests, people), to take care of, to look after
    Bawił dziecko.
    He was looking after the child.
  2. (passive) to enjoy, to be amused by
    Bawi go obserwowanie ludzi.
    He enjoys watching people.
  3. (intransitive) to sojourn

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Further reading[edit]

  • bawić in Polish dictionaries at PWN