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A few words -"widzisz" and "mokro"... Curious about usage


Semsem 16 | 26
23 Jan 2010 #1
"widzisz" and "mokro". Meaning "to see" and "wet" respectively. Now, that's what Google translate says...and those words I've run across in communication from Poles (in Poland).

However, Wiktionary doesn't have those as forms of the words...so, is Wiktionary wrong? Or is there a different meaing for the words?
strzyga 2 | 993
23 Jan 2010 #2
Meaning "to see" and "wet" respectively.

correct
Look up widzieć and mokry - these are basic forms.
Widzisz is "you see" and mokro means "it's wet".
Precise meaning always depends on the context.
jonni 16 | 2,485
23 Jan 2010 #3
I always get mixed up between widzieć and widać. Also wydzierać which I mix up with widać.
OP Semsem 16 | 26
23 Jan 2010 #4
mokro means "it's wet".

Hmm...I'm not seeing it on the Wiktionary declension table (en.wiktionary.org/wiki/mokry). But, that would explain it if it means "it is wet".

Would this apply to other words as well? Like "sucho" for "it is dry" and "choro" for "it is ill"?
jonni 16 | 2,485
23 Jan 2010 #5
Sucho yes, also chłodno, gorąco etc, "It's ill" isn't something most people would need to say.
Bzibzioh
23 Jan 2010 #6
Głodno, chłodno i do domu daleko.
Eurola 4 | 1,909
23 Jan 2010 #7
Hungry, it's chilly and my home is far away.
A sad statement sometimes said in a desperate situation - even if you are home..
It may apply to many people nowadays.
SzwedwPolsce 11 | 1,595
23 Jan 2010 #8
widzisz

It doesn't mean "to see" it means 'you see' or 'you are seeing'.

mokro

It's wet
pawian 190 | 19,038
29 Jan 2022 #9
"widzisz" and "mokro". Meaning "to see" and "wet"

Exactly.
E.g, Nie widzisz że dziecko ma mokro? Can`t you see the baby is wet?

However, I would rather replace see with hear, it is closer to real life: Can`t you hear the baby is wet?
Alien 10 | 1,609
30 Jan 2022 #10
@pawian
Pawian, the same again. This child from 2010 juz dawno nie ma mokro. 🙂
pawian 190 | 19,038
30 Jan 2022 #11
This child from 2010

But you can`t deny the fact that new babies are born every day and they can be wet??? Ha?


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