chleb

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See also: chléb and chlěb

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *xlěbъ, from Proto-Germanic *hlaibaz. Compare Gothic 𐌷𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍆𐍃 (hlaifs), English loaf, and Faroese leivur.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xlɛp/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

chleb m inan (diminutive chlebek or chlebuś)

  1. bread
    kromka chlebaa slice of bread
    bochenek chlebaa loaf of bread
    chleb razowywhole-meal bread
  2. (figuratively) work, job

Usage notes[edit]

When not otherwise qualified, this word refers to sourdough bread.

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Further reading[edit]

  • chleb”, in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN, (Please provide a date or year)
  • chleb in Polish dictionaries at PWN