biedny

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Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • bidny (colloquial, uncommon)

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bědьnъ. By surface analysis, bieda +‎ -ny.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbjɛd.nɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛdnɨ
  • Syllabification: bied‧ny

Adjective[edit]

biedny (comparative biedniejszy, superlative najbiedniejszy, derived adverb biednie)

  1. poor (with no possessions or money)
    Synonyms: goły, niebogaty, skromny, ubogi
    Antonyms: bogaty, zamożny
  2. poor (used to express pity)

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Further reading[edit]

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

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bědьnъ, by surface analysis, bieda +‎ -ný.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

biedny

  1. needy
  2. (rather) poor, (very) poor, miserable (of quality)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • biedny”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024