gmina

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Polish gmina, from Middle High German gemeine, gemeinde. Doublet of mean, common, and commune.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈmiːnə/, /ˈɡmiːnə/

Noun[edit]

gmina (plural gminas)

  1. commune; municipality; township; the smallest administrative territorial division and the first level of regional government in Poland

Anagrams[edit]


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Later 16th century, from German Gemeine, archaic variant of Gemeinde, from Middle High German gemeine (commune, community), from Old High German gimeinī, derived from Proto-Germanic *gamainiz (general, common), whence English mean (average, base, unkind). Through Proto-Indo-European eventually also related with English common, community.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡmi.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Syllabification: gmi‧na

Noun[edit]

gmina f

  1. commune; municipality; township; the first level of local government in Poland, below powiat and województwo
  2. kahal; organized Jewish religious community (usually disambiguated as gmina żydowska)
    Synonym: kahał

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: gmina
  • Ukrainian: ґміна (gmina)

Further reading[edit]

  • gmina in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gmina in Polish dictionaries at PWN