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How do you stress the 2nd last syllable when speaking Polish?


catsoldier 62 | 595
28 Feb 2012 #1
How do you stress the 2nd last sylable when speaking Polish?

Does put stress on a sylable in the Polish language mean saying this sylable louder or making it longer etc.?

For example when saying:

Dziewczyn
pięćdziesiąt
mężczyzn

Thanks.
gumishu 11 | 5,995
28 Feb 2012 #2
normally it's just louder - some eastern dialect have it also longer which is called 'zaciąganie' in colloquial Polish - some older people who came to the western Poland from present day Ukraine and Belarus also speak that way (as they speak 'kresowe' dialects)
pawian 188 | 17,916
28 Feb 2012 #3
Does put stress on a sylable in the Polish language mean saying this sylable louder or making it longer etc.?

Personally, neither. I utter accented syllables more distinctly, that`s all.

PS. By distinctly I mean clearly.
OP catsoldier 62 | 595
29 Feb 2012 #4
Thanks Gumishu and Pawian
ladykangaroo - | 165
29 Feb 2012 #5
Imagine "really" used as an expression of disbelief / sarcasm.
Really?


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