spać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *sъpati, from Proto-Indo-European *swep- (to sleep), whence English soporific, hypnosis and somnolent. See also sen.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /spat͡ɕ/
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Verb[edit]

spać impf

  1. (intransitive) to sleep; to rest in state of reduced consciousness
    Nie śpij, tylko ucz się!Don't sleep, study!
  2. (euphemistic) to sleep with, to have sex [+ z (instrumental) = with someone]
    Spałeś z nim?Did you sleep with him?

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Further reading[edit]

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