prawy

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pravъ, from Proto-Indo-European *prōw- (right judge, master). Cognate with Latin prōvincia (territory, dominion, office, duty, province)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpra.vɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -avɨ
  • Syllabification: pra‧wy

Adjective[edit]

prawy (comparative bardziej prawy, superlative najbardziej prawy, adverb prawo)

  1. (incomparable) right (of direction)
    Antonym: lewy
  2. (comparable) virtuous, righteous
    Antonym: niegodziwy

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Further reading[edit]

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