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Looking for a word... "fatalnie"

cjjc 29 | 408  
23 Oct 2008 /  #1
Hi All,

In my magical quest to learn Polish I came across a word mentioned on a language podcast which i cannot spell and therefore cannot use correctly (I like to know how the word is written as it helps me with pronunciation)

I'll set out the context:

So whilst learning about asking someone in Polish:
How are you? (Jak się masz? Co tam? etc etc)
I was given a list of standard answers that I would likely receive in Polish, Being that (apparently) Polish people are grumpier and like to whinge more than English people they would likely not say:

Very good thank you (Bardzo dobrze, Dziękuje)
However something along the lines of:
Nothing special (Nic specjalnego - Nb:I think/hope that is correct!)
Another word mentioned was (and I'm completely guessing at the spelling here): Fontanie - meaning really really awful.

Could somebody please help me out by giving me the definition and the correct spelling?

Thanks in advance gang.

sausage 19 | 777  
23 Oct 2008 /  #2
fatalnie? - abysmally
McCoy 27 | 1,269  
23 Oct 2008 /  #3


Nic specjalnego

OP cjjc 29 | 408  
23 Oct 2008 /  #4

Wyniki tłumaczenia: fatalnie

fatalnie (Ectaco-Poland)
1 fatally
2 badly
3 lucklessly
4 fatefully


Piorun - | 658  
23 Oct 2008 /  #5
Fatalnie = to feel awful (In this case anyway the one you described)
However it also could mean most unfortunate if you say something like “fatalnie się składa”

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