bliski

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *blizъkъ, from *blizъ. Cognate with Upper Sorbian bliski, Polish bliski, Czech blízký, Old Church Slavonic близъ (blizŭ), and Russian близкий (blizkij).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bliski (comparative blišy, superlative nejblišy, adverb blisko)

  1. near (physically close)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • bliski in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *blizъkъ, from *blizъ.[1] Cognate with Upper Sorbian bliski, Lower Sorbian bliski, Czech blízký, Old Church Slavonic близъ (blizŭ), and Russian близкий (blizkij).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bliski m (comparative bliższy, superlative najbliższy, adverb blisko)

  1. near (physically close)
  2. familiar
  3. emotionally close

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “blizki”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish)

Further reading[edit]

  • bliski in Polish dictionaries at PWN