ojczyzna

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *otьči(z)na. By surface analysis, ojciec +‎ -yzna; cognate with Russian отчи́зна (otčízna).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔjˈt͡ʂɨz.na/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɨzna
  • Syllabification: oj‧czyz‧na

Noun[edit]

ojczyzna f

  1. homeland, motherland, fatherland

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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