rzucać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ŕuťati. Analyzable as rzucić +‎ -ać.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʐu.t͡sat͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: rzu‧cać
  • Rhymes: -ut͡sat͡ɕ

Verb[edit]

rzucać impf (perfective rzucić)

  1. (transitive) to throw, to pitch, to toss
    Synonym: ciskać
  2. (transitive, colloquial) to dump (end a relationship)
  3. (transitive, colloquial) to quit (e.g. some habit)
  4. (transitive) to cast (a spell or shadow)
  5. (transitive) to say, to speak (something very quick)
  6. (reflexive) to throw oneself at; to pounce on; to go crazy for
    Kobiety rzucały się na niego.Women were throwing themselves at him.
    Moje szczurki rzucają się na awokado.My pet rats go crazy for avocado.

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Further reading[edit]

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