What are most common Polish words?

Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by in Grammar, Vocabulary

Unknown-3It is really hard to be sure what words are most common in specific language. I did quite a lot of research and based on different articles/books/websites I put together a list of 100 most common Polish words! I actually went through few of my blogs and counted how many times I used some of these popular words and it really made sense! It was about 95% true! Of course not every article you read or write will be the same – these are just statistics:) So, in an order, here is the list:

1. się

2. i

3. w

4. nie

5. na

6. z

7. do

8. to

9. że

10. a

11. o

12. jak

13. ale

14. po

15. co

16. tak

17. za

18. od

19. go

20. już

21. jego

22. jej

23. czy

24. przez

25. tylko

26. tego

27. sobie

28. jeszcze

29. może

30. ze

31. kiedy

32.pan

33. ich

34. dla

35. by

36. gdy

37. teraz

38. ja

39. ten

40. który

41. nawet

42. bardzo

43. przed

44. tu

45. jednak

46. pod

47. coś

48. tam

49. wszystko

50. przy

51. więc

52. nic

53. bo

54. nim

55. żeby

56. mieć|miał

57. on

58. być

59. potem

60. też

61. jeśli

62. bez

63. nad

64. gdzie

65. lecz

66. siebie

67. nigdy

68. ani

69. właśnie

70. sam

71. u

72. dobrze

73. niż

74. jakby

75. aby

76. ty

77. oko|oczy

78. zawsze

79. raz

80. były

81. no

82. albo

83. gdyby

84. aż

85. wtedy

86. przecież

87. ona

88. drzwi

89. jako

90. chyba

91. nagle

92. wszyscy

93. jeden

94. co|czym

95. kto

96. sposób

97. czas

98. kilka

99.dlaczego

100. razem

Ok, so now a little test…How many times I used word “to” in Don’t praise the day before sunset – some popular Polish proverbs. blog? And how many times I used word “na” in  What to do on those chilly fall mornings…? blog?  And finally, how many times I used word “Polska” in  What to watch when you are in Poland? blog?

 

Do następnego razu… (Till next time…)

 

About Kasia

My name is Kasia Scontsas. I grew up in Lublin, Poland and moved to Warsaw to study International Business at the University of Warsaw. I have passion for languages: any languages! Currently I live in New Hampshire. I enjoy skiing, kayaking, biking and paddle boarding. My husband speaks a little Polish, but our daughters are fluent in it! I wanted to make sure that they can communicate with her Polish relatives in our native language. Teaching them Polish since they was born was the best thing I could have given them! I have been writing about learning Polish language and culture for Transparent Language’s Polish Blog since 2010.

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