dać

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See also: dac, DAC, daC, đặc, đác, đạc, and dąć

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Polish dać (dacz)[1][2], from Proto-Slavic *dati, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *dṓˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *dédeh₃ti (to be giving).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dat͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -at͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: dać

Verb[edit]

dać pf (imperfective dawać)

  1. (transitive) to give
    Dałeś dzieciom obiad?Did you give lunch to the children?
  2. (intransitive) to let; to allow; to permit
    Daj mi posłuchać.Let me listen.
  3. (intransitive, vulgar) to put out; to consent to sex (used mainly of women)
    Jak było u niego? Dałaś mu?How was it at his place? Did you put out?
  4. (reflexive) to give in; to let go
  5. (reflexive) to be feasible

Conjugation[edit]

An alternative form of imperative 2nd person plural dajcie is the archaic/rural form dajta, apparently a remnant of the archaic redundant dual form.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ K. Nitsch, editor (1956), “dać, dajać”, in Słownik staropolski (in Old Polish), volume 2, Warsaw: Polish Academy of Sciences, page 10
  2. ^ B. Sieradzka-Baziur, editor (2011–2015), “1. dać, dajać”, in Słownik pojęciowy języka staropolskiego [Conceptual Dictionary of Old Polish] (in Polish), Kraków: IJP PAN, →ISBN

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