mężczyzna

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *mǫžьščina, from *mǫžьskъ (manly) +‎ *-ina (collective). By surface analysis, męski +‎ -yna. Until the 17th century, it was used as a feminine collective noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɛw̃ʂˈt͡ʂɨz.na/
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  • Rhymes: -ɨzna
  • Syllabification: męż‧czyz‧na

Noun[edit]

mężczyzna m pers

  1. man, male
    Coordinate term: kobieta

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Further reading[edit]

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