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Sticky: Short Polish<->English translations   2   3   4   ...   15   16
461 - @rusty75 Droga Gosiu, Miłości mojego życia, Jesteś moją drugą połową, Kocham cię od momentu naszego spotkania. ...

LanguageWiktoria17 - 28 Oct 2007 / NoToForeigners - 1 Jan 2017
Sticky: Polish Language Exchange Thread   2   3   4
104 - Czesc. I am a native Polish speaker also learning English. I'm living in London at the moment trying to...

LanguageKarol Pol - 31 Oct 2012 / peter_olsztyn - 23 Dec 2016
Spelling of a Polish name?
12 - Pretending to be a Pole, in my guess, he was trying to say "Waldek" but instead he said...

Languagekelvin 101 - 1 Jan 2017 / andy13 - 06:52
Which is the BEST, EASIEST to learn & most helpful"POLISH FOR FOREIGNERS"course?   2
32 - I know the grammar in and out, and have heard Polish spoken correctly since a small kid. But...

LanguageMarina1993 - 9 Jan 2010 / Bejma - Yesterday
"A" and "I" usage in Polish language
22 - That's not a sentence. the first and third ands are definitely i, the second... depends on how the...

LanguageSemsem - 26 Sep 2010 / mafketis - 20 Jan 2017
Listening to music and learning Polish   2
46 - My Dad's Filipinki album puts me in the mood. "Jedziemy Autostopem" is my fave. The girls enunciate...

Languagerafik - 12 Apr 2008 / Bejma - 18 Jan 2017
Listening to a CD is not working - I want to learn Polish?
8 - Sit at a table with a few college educated Poles (educated Poles speak slower, and very clearly). Throw...

Languagepauljames - 8 May 2012 / Bejma - 18 Jan 2017
Polish Short Stories \\ Polish Language Exam (writing-reading-listening)
4 - While attending Jag U in Krakow, they gave me the University's test to place me in a Polish language...

Languageozzzy_30 - 21 Feb 2010 / Bejma - 18 Jan 2017
'Dobrze ze jestes' Polish phrase
3 - Well thank you very much, that is pleasing ;)...

LanguageQuinn44 - 16 Jan 2017 / Quinn44 - 16 Jan 2017
Male name declension in Poland   2
38 - @DominicB Well... Maybe. I am always saying we Wrocławiu anyway. Good thing Lyzko won't be (hopefully) using we Warszawie...

Languagejgrabner - 11 Jan 2017 / NoToForeigners - 14 Jan 2017
Harmless old-fashioned Polish swear words/phrases   2   3
72 - Makes perfect sense....

LanguageJadwiga - 18 Feb 2009 / Lyzko - 10 Jan 2017
Nice Polish phrases to say to men   2   3
69 - "Przez" is definitely correct and more elegant, whereas "na" tends to be colloqial in this context. IMHO....

Languageanglikgirl - 13 Sep 2007 / Ziemowit - 10 Jan 2017
Dziadzia / Babcia - help me with spelling/pronunciation   2
41 - It's Baci (like Italian "ci') and Jodjew[.... ...gosh how i miss them so. I can still remember his...

LanguageI'm_a_guest - 26 Nov 2006 / Judi2013 - 7 Jan 2017
Polish equivalent or translation for "still waters run deep"
2 - Cicha woda brzegi rwie....

LanguageGKrajenta - 6 Jan 2017 / Chemikiem - 6 Jan 2017
Polish in 4 Weeks CD-ROM
22 - Does anyone know if there is a mac version of the cd rom available and if so where I...

Languagezlotytarasy - 7 Apr 2010 / joshonskis - 5 Jan 2017
Help with song recognition about slonce
8 - Thank you. No that second one is a song that I recognize in English. Sunrise, Sunset. ...

LanguageGlindaz - 4 Jan 2017 / Glindaz - 5 Jan 2017
Free Polish Lessons On-line, looking for websites?
14 - Duolingo...

Languageannemb - 22 Jan 2011 / smurf - 4 Jan 2017
I was born in Poland and I cannot pronounce 'CZ'   2
35 - @mafketis There's no problem with "ought to" in positive statements. In negatives and questions, though, it is usually...

Languageadaarmada - 29 Dec 2016 / DominicB - 2 Jan 2017
Terms of endearment in Polish   2   3   4   5
146 - Could also translate it as: Que sera sera....whatever will be will be....

LanguageJedeane Macdonald - 9 Feb 2006 / terri - 1 Jan 2017
Help with alphabet letters
5 - Oops! Yes you're right, less than 100kb....

LanguageChesterfr - 28 Dec 2016 / Chemikiem - 1 Jan 2017
Polish Village - German to English translation...
11 - Thank all so much for the translation, the translation has helped me enormously in grasping the history of this...

Languagetadoz - 31 Dec 2016 / tadoz - 1 Jan 2017
Collection of learning resources for learning the Polish language   2   3   4   5
128 - Why do I need books like the suggestion above? Say that an American writer of such books is delighted...

Languagecjjc - 8 Jan 2009 / Piotr_English - 31 Dec 2016
What's the difference between "idź" and "przejdź"?
19 - Thanks gumishu...

LanguageReadX - 18 Dec 2016 / ReadX - 29 Dec 2016
Busha and JaJa   2   3   4
112 - I'm not Polish (can't all be perfect), but I heard busha from my polish friend as a kid, and...

Languagecassandra - 9 Sep 2012 / wannabepol - 26 Dec 2016
Polish inscription in a book for a loved one   2
35 - Paulina Thank you - you totally get me! Although I am far from refined (old squatter punk!), I...

LanguageEuroBrit - 11 Dec 2016 / EuroBrit - 24 Dec 2016
Family Polish Language Games
5 - Only a suggestion, BlackPerks, don't necessarily take my word for it:-)...

LanguageBlackPerks - 18 Dec 2016 / Lyzko - 19 Dec 2016
Trying to find a Polish song my Grandfather used to sing and play on his harmonica " Goon Stary Ba or Baba"
3 - You were close with the wording if milawi has the right song. Here are the lyrics to it:-...

Languagem3axy - 16 Dec 2016 / Chemikiem - 18 Dec 2016
How hard is it to learn Polish?   2   3   4   5   6
179 - My apologies for before, Hagrida! You stated that Georgian, not Russian, is your mother tongue....

Languageblargh - 12 Feb 2011 / Lyzko - 12 Dec 2016
Ukrainian language similar to Polish?   2   3   4   ...   7   8
224 - A chacteristic feature of Ukrisanian is the "-ty" infinitive ending. My late dziadek, a great jokester and yarn-spinner,...

Languagenobody - 9 Dec 2008 / Polonius3 - 12 Dec 2016
Perfective vs Imperfective - grammar   2   3   4   5   6
151 - The problems of "literal" translation:-)))...

Languagescrivomcdivo - 12 Nov 2008 / Lyzko - 11 Dec 2016
Ski Or Ska? - Polish surname endings   2
39 - I was a school secretary and was confused by the surname on record of a foreign student. She explained...

LanguageLina19 - 10 May 2010 / BevintheD - 5 Dec 2016
Help with correct Polish grammar - "Wojownik Warszawa" or "Warszawa Wojownik"?
6 - It should be bojownik or rycerz. Wojownik, while translating as warrior, purports something like half naked savage with a...

Languagegeopetlas - 2 Dec 2016 / kondzior - 3 Dec 2016
Good Polish Music To Help Me Learn?
16 - Sasha Strunin - To nic kiedy płyną łzy Monika Lewczuk - ty i ja Natalia szroeder - domek z...

LanguageSimon1 - 8 Nov 2016 / Cleiton_1996 - 3 Dec 2016
Help translating historical passage in Polish
2 - osocznik was a guard of forest and hunter who helped and organized hunting for his king....

Languagewjh - 1 Dec 2016 / peter_olsztyn - 1 Dec 2016
Polish gravestone translation
17 - "Blood relations", no doubt:-)...

Languagesarahxj82 - 30 Nov 2016 / Lyzko - 1 Dec 2016
Correct Spelling - Stacy / Stasia?
12 - Indeed. Stace = Stacy I have never denied that....

LanguageLFK - 29 Nov 2016 / Wulkan - 30 Nov 2016
Difficult verb pairs in the Polish Language; iść-chodzić, jechać-jeździć   2
34 - ....it's also why certain verbs have either ONLY one form, perfective, OR imperfective, and NOT both!! Most verbs though...

Languagelinhbup - 23 Nov 2016 / Lyzko - 27 Nov 2016
My American-Polish family says this word all the time! It sounds something like 'shnoodek'
2 - szmondak ? slang expression, not really Polish but imported from jiddish, usual meaning: petty thief or ******* :-)...

LanguageGrontkowski Pec - 24 Nov 2016 / pibyk - 24 Nov 2016
Is the term 'Polak' derogatory??   2   3   4   ...   7   8
230 - Funny why russians would make fun of poles. With rubbish economy and one of the richest mineral countries they...

Languagetornado2007 - 23 Jul 2007 / Marsupial - 24 Nov 2016
Native-speakers for Young Children in Poland - effectiveness in learning
15 - Not necessarily in later life she would have the choice to be a European citizen and have another...

LanguageAmerTchr - 15 Jan 2013 / dolnoslask - 13 Nov 2016
-ski/-ska, -scy/ski, -wicz - Polish surnames help   2   3   4   5   6
161 - ***Jstoz ***Gman121 Feel free to contact me too, as we all might have links to this family...

Languagenikola - 19 Dec 2007 / Quustyn - 10 Nov 2016
Articles - usage in Polish
11 - There you go! Foreigners learning Polish aka the first Slavic language (although most US-college-age learners have already had...

Languagekaktus44 - 9 Nov 2016 / Lyzko - 10 Nov 2016
Help with homework (Polish language learning) (Hurra! Po Polsku - Level 1)
10 - That's good advice! There's such an arsenal of grammar, even to make basic Polish sentences, that one just...

LanguageBecs_The_Minion - 7 Nov 2016 / Lyzko - 9 Nov 2016
Polish language would look better written in Cyrillic Script?   2   3   4
93 - It would look like Russian, definitely not better....

Languagedhd - 16 Jan 2012 / Wulkan - 9 Nov 2016
Is it possible to master the Polish language fluently for a non-Polish speaker?
10 - Thank you to everyone for all your help. I do appreciate it a lot. Cheers, Simon...

LanguageSimon1 - 8 Nov 2016 / Simon1 - 8 Nov 2016
Is It Possible For... a person who has studied Polish in College for 1 year to get good
3 - Thank you for your response. I will continue to learn as much as I can. Simon...

LanguageSimon1 - 7 Nov 2016 / Simon1 - 8 Nov 2016
Swearing words in Polish <next level>
4 - Didn't mean to rain on your parade, Naenna! I speak other languages (some with accentLOL!!) and have found...

LanguageNaenna - 4 Nov 2016 / Lyzko - 4 Nov 2016
"Czarny" vs. "Czerny", vs. "Charni" vs. "Cherni", etc.
15 - Stuff and nonsense, don't give it a second thought! You wrought havoc on my word playLOL...

LanguageNickidewbear - 31 Oct 2016 / Lyzko - 1 Nov 2016
Learning English from Polish: Language books - Audio downloads ?
8 - Where then in Bavaria are you living? As I said, I spent time there, but exclusively in and outside...

Languageroyal6 - 25 Oct 2016 / Lyzko - 27 Oct 2016
Need Help Translating from Polish - a Figurine
18 - Translation: As you have brewed, so shall you drink - Robert Luis Stevenson Treasure Island (1883) Ajent handlowy:Coż...

Languageianandjane - 13 Oct 2016 / NowyPoster - 14 Oct 2016
Name Meaning Of "Polinary" in Poland
10 - The thing is, though, he was a Jew (not a European at all) and an American (and his...

LanguageNickidewbear - 5 Oct 2016 / Nickidewbear - 14 Oct 2016
The "end piece" of a loaf of bread in Polish   2
58 - The same sort of idea however the texture is rather different and they are used in different ways....

LanguageMoogleSensei - 13 Aug 2013 / jon357 - 9 Oct 2016
In search of Mówimy po polsku audio files
5 - @johnstol, Am a son of the 60's myself (.....come the next five years or so, soon to be...

Languagejohnstol - 5 Oct 2016 / Lyzko - 6 Oct 2016
Differences in Polish and English idioms   2
58 - Karaluchy pod poduchy!...

Languagemalwinaflower - 16 Dec 2010 / kpc21 - 2 Oct 2016
Nice Polish words to say to a girl   2   3   4   5
131 - What can I say in Polish to my girlfriend her husband is polish so she knows a few words...

LanguageWayc00lio - 10 Jan 2007 / Mr Floppy - 27 Sep 2016
I need to be encouraged to properly study this beautiful language - Polish
8 - The more inflected the morphology of a language, the richer, therefore, the deeper and more rewarding the experience for...

LanguageBravewarrior - 22 Sep 2016 / Lyzko - 23 Sep 2016
Appropriate word selection to positively describe someone in Polish
10 - Thank you. That is an interesting insight. Appreciate all the feedback. Thank you very much....

Languagezkatze - 16 Sep 2016 / zkatze - 18 Sep 2016
SEXUAL AND PASSIONATE WORDS IN POLISH   2
40 - Haha I'm sorry I typed it wrong. Already was the word I'm looking for but was worth the laugh...

Languagewildrover - 14 May 2011 / Brookesy - 13 Sep 2016
Polish online slang phrases?
9 - Thank you Mafketis it makes a little more sense now given the background....

LanguageNiuniaOlunia - 25 Feb 2014 / Lightning seeds - 11 Sep 2016
Grammar question about conditionals in Polish.
20 - I understand the principle, it just looks... a little weird on the page. Not quite sure why, it...

Languagekaktus44 - 3 Sep 2016 / mafketis - 9 Sep 2016


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