mieć

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See also: miec and mieç

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jьměti (stem *jьma-)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mieć impf (frequentative miewać)

  1. to have
    Mam kota.I have a cat.
  2. to be (for an age)
    Mam 22 lata.I am 22 [years old]. (literally I have 22 years.)
  3. (auxiliary) must, have to, need to
    Mamy iść na zakupy. – We have to go shopping.
  4. to feel something

Conjugation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

mieć

  1. second-person singular imperative of mieść

Further reading[edit]

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