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Survival Polish (must learn Polish)


SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
4 Nov 2008 /  #1
If you are going to Poland here is some phrases you MUST know, in order to fit in.
Because if you learn these phrases by heart Polish people may think you are a native Pole.


OP SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
4 Nov 2008 /  #3
I think Polish must be the worst language to have a lisp because of the amount of ź,ż,ś etc...
Krakowianka 1 | 243  
4 Nov 2008 /  #4
Any slavic language actually. This girl is more hilarious just cause of the flat out lisp she has going, hehe.
OP SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
4 Nov 2008 /  #5
Okay. another


Krakowianka 1 | 243  
4 Nov 2008 /  #6
ahhh, useful words... and no lisp :)
OP SeanBM 35 | 5,808  
4 Nov 2008 /  #7
Yeah i feel as though i have betrayed myself, ha ha ha
Marek 4 | 867  
5 Nov 2008 /  #8
I remember seeing in an old Polish primer for Polish kids (NOT foreigners!) the word 'Ratunek'/'Ratunku'???? with a picture of a man crying out for help, so it looked. The book naturally has not a word of English as it was for Polish native speakers. What exactly does that word mean?

When in Poland, I was always loathe to use words or phrases I'd never directly learned from usage or experience and I never had occasion to call for help in Poland.
selena  
6 Nov 2008 /  #9
ratunku!- help!
Marek 4 | 867  
6 Nov 2008 /  #10
'Ratunku!' = Help! i.e. an alternative for 'Pomóz mnie!'??
osiol 55 | 3,922  
6 Nov 2008 /  #11
Which one sounds more desperate, or does that just depend on how you say it?
dexi - | 3  
6 Nov 2008 /  #12
"Help me" means "pomóż mi". This looks more correctly.
Marek 4 | 867  
7 Nov 2008 /  #13
'Pomóż mi!', of course! How silly--:)--:) What else, if it's Dative (pomóż mi, daj mi, przynieś mi etc....)??

Cheers, dexi!
z_darius 14 | 3,968  
7 Nov 2008 /  #14
Which one sounds more desperate

Ratunku does.
Pomocy is also good for emergencies.

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