wesoły

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Polish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish wesoły, wiesieły, wiesioły, wiesoły (compare wiesiołek (evening primrose, Oenothera)), influenced by Old Czech veselý, from Proto-Slavic *vȅselъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *weselas, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁wes-e-lo-s, from *h₁wésus (good).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛˈsɔ.wɨ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔwɨ
  • Syllabification: we‧so‧ły

Adjective[edit]

wesoły (comparative weselszy, superlative najweselszy, adverb wesoło)

  1. merry
    Antonym: niewesoły
    Wesołych Świąt!Happy holidays!
  2. happy, jolly
    Antonym: niewesoły

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

noun

Related terms[edit]

adjective
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Further reading[edit]

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