bywać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *byvati.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɨ.vat͡ɕ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɨvat͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: by‧wać

Verb[edit]

bywać impf (indeterminate, frequentative, imperfective być)

  1. (intransitive) to be once in a while; to appear, to frequent, to happen (to be)
    On bywa całkiem wredny.He can be pretty mean.

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Further reading[edit]

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