wąż

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See also: Wąż and waz

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *ǫžь, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *angi(o)s, *angi(a)s, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éngʷʰis (snake). Baltic cognates include Old Prussian angis, Lithuanian angìs and Latvian odze. Indo-European cognates include Latin anguis, Old High German unc and Old Armenian աւձ (awj).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɔŋʂ/ [vɔ̃w̃ʂ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

wąż m anim (diminutive wężyk)

  1. snake, serpent (reptile of the sub-order Serpentes)
    jadowity wąż – venomous snake

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

wąż m pers (diminutive wężyk)

  1. (by extension) snake (person)
  2. (humorous) husband

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

wąż m inan (diminutive wężyk)

  1. hose, garden hose

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • wąż in Polish dictionaries at PWN