zły

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See also: zly and zlý

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive). The comparative is from Proto-Slavic *gořьjь.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

zły (comparative góršy, superlative nejgóršy)

  1. bad (not good)
  2. evil

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Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “zły”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “zły”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /zwɨ/
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  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: zły

Adjective[edit]

zły (comparative gorszy, superlative najgorszy, adverb źle)

  1. bad (not good)
    Synonym: niedobry
    Antonym: dobry
  2. incorrect
  3. evil
    Wiedźma jest zła i musi zostać ukarana.The witch is evil and must be punished.

Adjective[edit]

zły (comparative bardziej zły, superlative najbardziej zły, adverb źle)

  1. angry, mad (displaying or feeling anger)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

nouns
phrase
verbs

See also[edit]

Thesaurus:zły

Further reading[edit]

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

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

Adjective[edit]

zły

  1. bad (not good)
  2. evil

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