dawać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *davati (stem *daj-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈda.vat͡ɕ/
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Verb[edit]

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 your 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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Further reading[edit]

  • dawać in Polish dictionaries at PWN