gwizdać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gvizdati, from Proto-Indo-European *sweysd- (to hiss).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡvʲiz.dat͡ɕ/
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Verb[edit]

gwizdać impf (perfective gwizdnąć)

  1. (intransitive) to whistle (to produce a whistling sound)
  2. (transitive, colloquial) to deal a blow, to hit, to punch, to strike
    Synonyms: uderzać, świstać
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to steal (to illegally take possession of)
    Synonyms: kraść, świstać
  4. (transitive, colloquial) to disregard, to flout, to ignore [+ na (genitive) = someone]
    Synonym: lekceważyć

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Further reading[edit]

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