kamień

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kamy, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *akmō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éḱmō. Cognates include Latvian akmens, Lithuanian akmuo, Ancient Greek ἄκμων (ákmōn, anvil, pestle, battering ram) and Sanskrit अश्मन् (aśman, stone, hammer, thunderbolt).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.mʲɛɲ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kamień m inan (diminutive kamyk, augmentative kamor)

  1. stone
    kamień brukowyflagstone, paving stone
    kamień filozoficznyphilosophers' stone
    kamień milowymilestone
    kamień nagrobnytombstone, gravestone
    kamień szlachetnygem, gemstone, precious stone
    kamień żółciowygallstone
  2. stone (unit of mass)
  3. plaque

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Further reading[edit]

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