powiat

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Polish powiat.

Noun[edit]

powiat (plural powiats)

  1. The second-level unit of local government and administration in Poland.

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *povětъ, related to wiec.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.vjat/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔvjat
  • Syllabification: po‧wiat

Noun[edit]

powiat m inan

  1. county; the second-level unit of local government and administration in Poland, between gmina and województwo.

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Further reading[edit]

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