tysiąc

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tysǫti, *tysęti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *tuHsontis, from Proto-Indo-European *tuHsont-, *tuHsenti-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪ɨɕɔ̃n̪t͡s̪]
  • (file)

Numeral[edit]

tysiąc m inan ‎(abbreviation tys.)

  1. thousand
  2. tysiąc (card game)

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The word tysiąc when used to mean ‘one thousand’ is a noun and not a numeral, although it does serve the function of one. It is accordingly used with other nouns in the genitive: tysiąc ludzi and not tysiąc ludzie means ‘a thousand people’.

Related terms[edit]

External links[edit]

  • tysiąc in Polish dictionaries at PWN