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6 years ago

Thank you Anna!

6 years ago

Elizabeth, you pronounce wrzesieñ like this:
w=v (vendor)
rz=English 's' in plea's'ure
e=e in enter
si=this is had - try pronouncing 'sie' as 'syeh'
ñ=close to spanish ñ

So here we go:
v's'esyehñ

 

6 years ago

Here you go Elizabeth: maybe?
Sounded helpful anyway
http://www.transparent.com/languagepages/polish/PolPhrases.htm

6 years ago

That is alot of information. My mother used to speak Polish with the adults but no ever taught the children. Having heard the words spoken your spelling makes sense to me as I have heard the word spoken. But the words I have no memeory of by the spelling I would not be sure how to pronounce.like how to pronounce wrzesien  (were es en?)

6 years ago
Polish Language Polish Words. Learn basic words in Polish and start learning Polish
Words in Polish Basic Words How are you?: Jak sie masz? or Co slychac?
Good morning: Dzien dobry
Good evening: Dobry wieczór
Good night: Dobranoc
Hello, hi: Czesc
Hello: Witaj
Bye, see you: Do widzenia, do zobaczenia
Thank you: Dziekuje
You’re welcome: Prosze
Please: Prosze
I’m sorry: Przepraszam Family Boyfriend: Chlopak
Girlfriend: Dziewczyna
Brother: Brat
Sister: Siostra
Father: Ojciec
Mother: Matka Travelling By car: Samochodem
By air: Samolotem
By train: Pociagiem Days of the Week Monday: p
Tuesday: wtorek = 2nd day
Wednesday: sroda = middle day
Thursday: czwartek = 4th day
Friday: piatek = 5th day
Saturday: sobota = sabbath
Sunday: niedziela = no work Months January: styczen = rod/pole
February: luty = very cold
March: marzec = Mars, Roman god
April: kwiecien = flowers
May: maj = Maia, Roman goddess
June: czerwiec = worms
July: lipiec = limetrees
August: sierpien = sickle
September: wrzesien = heather
October: pazdziernik = flax/hemp
November: listopad = falling leaves
December: grudzien = frozen ground Colours white: bialy (m), biala (f)
yellow: zólta
orange: pomaranczowe
pink: rózowy
red: czerwona
violet: fioletowy Eating Breakfast: Sniadanie
Lunch: Obiad
Dinner: Kolacja

6 years ago

Some useful Polish language words and phrases should you be planning a visit to Poland.

Yes = Tak

No = Nie

Thank you = Dzi?kuj?

Thank you very much = Serdecznie dzi?kuj?

You're welcome = Nie ma za co

Please = Prosz?

Excuse me = Przepraszam

Hello = Dzie? dobry

Goodbye = Do widzenia; do zobaczenia

Good morning / Good afternoon = Dzie? dobry

Good evening = Dobry wieczór

Good night = Dobranoc

How about breakfast? = Co powiesz na ?niadanie?

I love you = Kocham Ci?

I do not understand = Nie rozumiem

Do you speak English? = Mówisz po angielsku?

What is your name? = Jak masz na imi?,? Jak si? Pan(i) nazywa?

Nice to meet you. = Mi?o mi ci? / Pana / Pani? pozna?

How are you? = Jak si? masz / Jak si? Pan(i) ma?

How old are you? = Ile masz / Pan(i) ma lat?

Can I have a ticket? = Jeden bilet prosz?

Good = Dobrze

Bad = ?le

So so = Tak sobie; Jako tako

Tourist Information = Informacja Turystyczna

How much does this cost? = Ile to kosztuje?

What is this? = Co to jest?

I'll buy it (shopping). = Poprosz?.

Can I have the bill / Bill, please. = prosz? o rachunek (in a restaurant, café

Tea = Herbata

Water = Woda

Beer = Piwo

What time is it? = Która godzina?

Happy Birthday! = Wszystkiego najlepszego z okazji urodzin!

6 years ago

 

Jak cie widza, tak cie pisza
How they see you, that's how they perceive you

Gdyby kózka nie skakala, to by nózki nie zlamala
If the goat didn't jump, she wouldn't have broken her leg

Gdyby kózka nie skakala, to by smutne zycie miala
If the goat didn't jump, she'd have a miserable life

Swój ciagnie do swojego
Same kinds attract

Kazdy sadzi wedlug siebie
Everyone judges according to themselves

Z kim sie zadajesz, takim sie stajesz
You become whom you befreind

Kto sie czubi, ten sie lubi
Those who argue, like each other

Baba z wozu koniom lzej
When the woman gets off the wagon, horses have an easier time

Reka reke myje
One hand washes the other

Lepszy wróbel w garsci niz golab na dachu
It's better to have a sparrow in your hand, than a pigeon on the roof

Co nagle, to po diable
The devil dictates when you're in a hurry

W zdrowym ciele, zdrowy duch
Healthy soul in a healthy body

Madry Polak po szkodzie
Smart pole after the damage is done

Co kraj to obyczaj
Each country has it's own tradition

Co cialo lubi, to dusze zgubi
What likes the body will lose the soul

Komu pora, temu czas
When it's your time, you have to go

Kwiat bez zapachu, jak czlowiek bez duszy
A flower without a smell is like a man without a soul

Komu w droge, temu gwózdz w noge
who wants/needs to leave, stick a nail in his foot

Moja dupa i twoja twarz to blizniacy
My arse and your face are twins

Sukces ma wieju ojców, porazka jest sierota
A success has many fathers, a failure is an orphan

Musi to na Rusi, a w Polsce jak kto chce
A must is in Russia, in Poland you do however you want

Kto pije i pali ten nie ma robali
The one who both smokes and drinks doesn't get roundworms

Modli sie pod figura a diabla ma za skora
He(she) prays but has a devil under the skin.

Pan Bogu swieczke, a diablu ogarek
A candle for God, a stump for the devil (said about two faced people)

Szczescie jest pomiedzy ustami i brzegiem kielicha
Happiness is between the lips and the rim of a glass

Jeden lubi grac na skrzypcach, a drugi jak mu nogi smierdza
One man likes playing violin, and the other when his feet are smelly

Ladnemu we wszystkim ladnie.
A pretty person looks pretty in every clothing

Nie chwal dnia przed zachodem slonca
Don't praise the day before sunset

Wszedzie dobrze, ale w domu najlepiej
Everywhere's fine, but best at home

Zobaczysz, jak swinia niebo
You will see it as surely as a pig will see the sky (pigs cannot look up)

Potrzeba jest matka wynalazków
Necessity is the mother of invention

 


6 years ago

Typical Polish food: pierogy, kolbasy, kapusta & washed down with dobre pivo!

Like a ravioli, but usually filled w/potato, mushroom or sauerkraut sauteed in brown butter & onions. Kilbasy is a garlic sausage either fresh or smoked made from pork & spices - kapusta is sauerkraut & dobre pivo is good beer! # of my grandparents were Slovack (food & language very similar to Polish)

6 years ago

this site has ove 2000 words in polish

http://www.polish-dictionary.com/

Polish Language
6 years ago
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Dzien dobry : good day
Dobry wieczor : good evening
Dobranoc : good night
Czesc : hi / hello
Do widzenia : good bye
Prosze : please
Dziekuje : thank you
Dzieki : thanks (less formal)
Przepraszam : I'm sorry / excuse me
Tak : yes
Nie : no