Tag Archives: nominative

Readers’ Questions – “bez” and “nie” Posted by on May 4, 2009

Yesterday was a public holiday in Poland to celebrate the Constitution of May 3rd, 1791 (Konstytucja Trzeciego Maja). And it made me realize that I didn’t really know all that much about this historical event. So off to google I went. And what did I learn? A whole bunch of really boring historical bits of…

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Polish Adjectives, part 1 Posted by on Jul 17, 2008

In my last article, while talking about “grand beaver dwelling places” (oh yes, we talk about some strange things here) I briefly touched on the subject of adjectives. So I suppose it’s only fitting to finally give those adjectives a post of their own. Polish adjectives get a bad rap among foreign speakers, but totally…

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Cases in Polish: Nominative Posted by on Jun 3, 2008

Because Polish nouns have seven (yep, you read that right – SEVEN!) cases, covering all of them in just one entry would be a bit of an overkill. To make it easy for all (but especially for me!), we’ll do them on a case-by-case basis. But first things first. What is a “case” anyway? (Warning!…

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