dawać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *davati.

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dawać impf ‎(perfective dać)

  1. to give
    Nie dawaj mu zapałek, bo zrobi sobie krzywdę.
    Don't give him matches, or he'll hurt himself.
    Krowy dają mleko.
    Cows give milk.
  2. to let; to allow; to permit
    Dlaczego nie dajesz mi pojeździć na swoim motorze?
    Why won't you let me ride you bike for a while?
  3. (vulgar) to put out; to consent to sex (used mainly of women)
    Chodzi cały czas wkurwiony, bo żona już mu nie daje.
    He's angry all the time because his wife won't put out anymore.

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