Return PolishForums LIVE
  PolishForums Archive :
Archives - 2005-2009 / Language  % width 8

Tak i taki


osiol 55 | 3921  
26 Oct 2008 /  #1
What does it mean when it doesn't mean yes? Is it anythnig to do with taki. What does taki mean? I believe that once I have found the answers to these questions and learnt them, I will pretty much have the Polish language in a bag.
sausage 19 | 775  
26 Oct 2008 /  #2
such and such
OP osiol 55 | 3921  
26 Oct 2008 /  #3
Okay, so my entire question has been answered about as fully as it is possible to do.
The thread may now be closed.
McCoy 27 | 1268  
26 Oct 2008 /  #4
tak means yes but also like this/that

zrob to tak ... - do it like this ...
OP osiol 55 | 3921  
26 Oct 2008 /  #5
What about taki and so on?
z_darius 14 | 3960  
26 Oct 2008 /  #6
Tak i taki

Some examples

Tak:
- Yes
- You can do it this way, or like this
- This way or another.
- It's so cold.
- Are you that stupid?
-Any way you like it.

Taki:
- So big and yet so weak.
- This kind of a wedding is too expensive.
- That wasn't that easy.
- Somewhat/somehow silly. (taki jakis glupi)

What about taki and so on?

I tak dalej (and so on)
OP osiol 55 | 3921  
29 Oct 2008 /  #7
That was the kind of answer I was looking for. Thanks, Darius.
sausage 19 | 775  
29 Oct 2008 /  #8
a few more meanings...
tak Adam, jak i Robert - both Adam and Robert
jako taki - as such
to był taki żart - it was only a joke
taki a taki - such and such / so and so

Archives - 2005-2009 / Language / Tak i takiArchived