pieczęć

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

With secondary nasalization from Proto-Slavic *pečatь, from *peťi +‎ *-ětь.

Cognate with Russian печать (pečatʹ, seal, stamp), Serbo-Croatian печат (seal). See also German Petschaft.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pieczęć f (diminutive pieczątka)

  1. seal (pattern, design)
  2. stamp (an indentation or imprint made by stamping)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973), “печать”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačev O. N., Moscow: Progress
  • Černyx, P. Ja. (1999), “печать”, in Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), volume 2, 3rd reprint edition, Moscow: Russkij jazyk, page 28