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Diminutive help? Wiktoria, Mikołaj, Elzbieta


marzanna 2 | 1    
17 Apr 2018  #1
Hi guys!
I've got a couple of names here and I'm wondering if anyone might be able to help provide the nicknames/diminutives that would be most commonly used?

Wiktoria
Mikołaj
Elzbieta

Thanks in advance for any help! :)
Nathans    
18 Apr 2018  #2
Wiktoria - Wiktorcia (?)
Mikołaj - Mikołajek
Elżbieta - Elżbietka
kaprys 1 | 1,613    
18 Apr 2018  #3
Also:
Traditionally Elzbieta-Ela (also Elka, Elcia)
For the other two nowadays you may also come across
Wiki/Wika/Wikusia
Miki/Miko
atom7 - | 1    
24 Apr 2018  #4
I would like the diminutives....including for Katarzyna, Zofia or Zosia, Malgorzata, Gsabrzela,

and for men, the most common names, including Antoni , also.....what would their girlfriends call them?

Thank you
Chemikiem 5 | 1,480    
24 Apr 2018  #5
Katarzyna - Kasia, Kaśka
Zosia is the diminutive of Zofia
Małgorzata - Gosia, Małgosia, Małgoś
Antoni - Artoś, Antek

Other male names:

Jakub - Kuba
Jan - Janek, Jasiek
Mateusz - Maciek
Krzysztof - Krzysiek
Lyzko 20 | 6,181    
24 Apr 2018  #6
And let's not forget "Gosia" < "Gocha"... "Kuba" < "Kubek".
kaprys 1 | 1,613    
25 Apr 2018  #7
Gsabrzela is probably a mispelling of Gabriela -> Gabrysia.

Kubek=mug ...

It's Kuba or Kubuś.
Gocha is an augmentative, really. It might be used in a friendly manner (assuming the lady doesn't mind) but you wouldn't call a child like that.

As for most common names, it pretty much depends on the generation. For example, Antoni, Jan, Jakub are extremely popular nowadays but it's their comeback after decades - pretty rare among people in their 20s -50s (especially the first two).
Lyzko 20 | 6,181    
25 Apr 2018  #8
"Kubus", yes of course. My error. Cf. "Bogdan" < "Bogus" etc...
:-)
Ela eluniu - | 1    
4 Jan 2019  #9
When I was an exchange student in Poland my first family should play affectionately with dimunatives so Ela would become Elunia


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