palić się

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpa.lit͡ɕ ɕɛ̃]

Verb[edit]

palić się impf (perfective spalić się)

  1. to burn; to be consumed by fire
    Dom się pali.
    The house is burning.
  2. of light: to be on
    Dziadek jeszcze nie śpi, widać że w jego pokoju pali się światło.
    Grandpa is still up, you can see that the light is on in his room.
  3. to be eager [+ do (genitive) = for something]
    Nowi rekruci palili się do walki.
    The new recruits were eager to fight.

Usage notes[edit]

Sense #3 colocates with names of activities and verbal nouns.