siebie

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Old Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *sę.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /ɕɛbjɛ/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /ɕɛbjɛ/

Pronoun[edit]

siebie

  1. Alternative form of się.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Masurian: sziebzie
  • Polish: siebie
  • Silesian: siebie

References[edit]

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish siebie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɕɛ.bjɛ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛbjɛ
  • Syllabification: sie‧bie

Pronoun[edit]

siebie

  1. Alternative form of się

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Trivia[edit]

According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), siebie is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 137 times in scientific texts, 41 times in news, 124 times in essays, 430 times in fiction, and 407 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 1139 times, making it the 36th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990), “siebie”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 2, Kraków; Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 526

Further reading[edit]

  • siebie in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Silesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish siebie.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɕɛbjɛ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛbjɛ
  • Syllabification: sie‧bie

Pronoun[edit]

siebie

  1. Alternative form of sie

Further reading[edit]