chleb

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chleb m inan

  1. bread
    kromka chleba – a slice of bread
    bochenek chleba – a loaf of bread
    chleb razowy – whole-meal bread

Usage notes[edit]

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

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