klucz

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Kashubian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kľučь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kljaukjas, from Proto-Indo-European *klewk-yo-s, from *kle(h₂)uk-, an extended form of *(s)kleh₂w- (hook, key, peg).

Noun[edit]

klucz m

  1. key

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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klucz
klucz basowy

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kľučь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kljaukjas, from Proto-Indo-European *klewk-yo-s, from *kle(h₂)uk-, an extended form of *(s)kleh₂w- (hook, key, peg). Related to English clef.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klut͡ʂ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ut͡ʂ
  • Syllabification: klucz

Noun[edit]

klucz m inan (diminutive kluczyk)

  1. key (object designed to open and close a lock)
  2. spanner, wrench
  3. (cryptography) key
  4. (music) clef
    klucz basowybass clef
    klucz tenorowytenor clef
    klucz wiolinowytreble clef
  5. (architecture) keystone
    Synonym: zwornik
  6. (military, aviation) flight (unit)
  7. (ornithology) V formation (V-shaped flight formation)
  8. (linguistics) radical (element of a logogram)
    Synonyms: pierwiastek, radykał

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

klucz

  1. second-person singular imperative of kluczyć

Further reading[edit]

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