twarz

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Slavic *tvarь (creation), which is also the source of twór. Displaced lico, now considered poetic. Compare Czech tvář, Belarusian твар (tvar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

twarz f

  1. face (part of head)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Brückner, Aleksander (1927) Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish), Warsaw: Wiedza Powszechna, published 1985, page 586

Further reading[edit]

  • twarz in Polish dictionaries at PWN