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Polish dictionary that included English pronunciation


kemstewa 1 | 2  
21 Sep 2009 /  #1
I'm looking for a polish dictionary that included English pronunciation that is easy for English speakers to use to pronounce polish words. I have this small polish phrase book and it works like this:

Bacon - bo-chek - boczek
Butter - ma-swo - masło
Coffee - ka-va - kawa

As you can see it allows English speakers to use the English alphabet to sound out polish words as close as it can. This is nice so I can make sure I pronouncing polish words correctly. Unfortunately, this book is very limited and I'm looking for a dictionary that works in the same manner, does anyone know of one that works like this?
Polson 5 | 1,771  
21 Sep 2009 /  #2
Usually, dictionnaries give a phonetic transcriptions, is it not enough?

You can also ask us here, on PF ;) Good luck in your 'quest'.
niejestemcapita 2 | 561  
21 Sep 2009 /  #3
I'm looking for a dictionary that works in the same manner, does anyone know of one that works like this?

You could just study the phrasebook and learn which letters make which sounds....? It's not like English with thousands of variables..what u see written is what u say..
Vincent 9 | 804   Moderator
21 Sep 2009 /  #4
You could try this one

Hippocrene Standard Dictionary: Polish-English English-Polish : With Complete Phonetics Menu Terms Business Terms (Paperback)

amazon.com/Hippocrene-Standard-Dictionary-Polish-English-English-Polish/dp/0781802822/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1253485290&sr=8-2
Wroclaw 44 | 5,387  
21 Sep 2009 /  #5
Certain type of Polish dictionary.

try searching similar threads. there are a few possibilities
OP kemstewa 1 | 2  
21 Sep 2009 /  #6
Vincent
That is perfect, I just looked at the online sample of the book and it does exactly what I want. I just ordered it. Thanks!
Vincent 9 | 804   Moderator
21 Sep 2009 /  #7
Glad to help :) Good luck with learning Polish.
Leopejo 4 | 120  
21 Sep 2009 /  #8
My dream online dictionary would be a "learner's grammatical dictionary", like the Russian Dictionary Tree at russian.dmll.cornell.edu/rdt/index.htm (*)

This Russian dictionary gives for most words complete declinations or conjugations and often example sentences to show what prepositions and cases to use.

I guess there is nothing like this for Polish, is there?

(*) sorry for the link not working, it seems I am not trusted yet here (no 2 useful messages yet).

Leopejo
I guess there is nothing like this for Polish, is there?

Oh, the dictionary at polish.slavic.pitt.edu does exactly this. You get declination tables for nouns, adjectives, pronouns, and conjugation tables for verbs.

The dictionary is found here: polish.slavic.pitt.edu/~swan/beta/
SzwedwPolsce 11 | 1,595  
23 Sep 2009 /  #9
This Russian dictionary gives for most words complete declinations or conjugations

Try en.wiktionary.org

And 301 Polish Verbs by Janecki.
gumishu 11 | 5,148  
24 Sep 2009 /  #10
what u see written is what u say..

roughly ;)

there are certain rules of pronounciation
niejestemcapita 2 | 561  
24 Sep 2009 /  #11
there are certain rules of pronounciation

well.......yeh obviously...:) my point was that they don't change all the time like English.

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