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ba interj indeed, nay, fie
baba f old woman, country woman. pej woman
babcia f affectionate Gpl babci or babç grandma, grandmother. see also babka
babi (babia babie) aj of baba pej woman's. ~bie lato Indian summer
babiarz mp womanizer
babieç -ej´ -ejesz impf zbabieç pf go soft, turn womanly
babka -bek f 1 grandmother. dim babula, babuleƒka, babunia. 2. cream-filled cake
babski aj pej woman's
babsztyl mi Gpl -i or -ów hag
baca mp head shepherd (in southern mountains)
bachanalia pl form G -iów bachanalia
bachmat ma variety of stout Tatar horse
bachor ma pej brat
bacznoÊç f attention, heed. staç na ~ stand at attention. mieç na ~noÊci przed+I take heed of
baczny aj vigilant, watchful, attentive, careful, heedful
baczyç -cz´ -czysz impf na+A heed, regard, observe, notice, keep an eye on
baç si´ boj´ si´ boisz si´, nie bój si´ impf +G fear, be afraid of. ~ o +A fear for. ~ jak ognia fear like fire
badacz mp researcher
badaczka -czek fem of badacz
badaç -am -asz impf, pf zbadaç examine, study, scrutinize, screen, explore, canvass
badanie often pl examination, study, research, survey. ~ krwi blood test
badany aj as mp subject, person being tested
badawczo-rozwojowy aj research-and-development
badawczy aj research, exploratory
badyl mi -a Gpl -i or -ów stalk.
badylarski aj of badylarstwo, badylarz
badylarstwo derog truck-farming
badylarz mp derog truck-farmer
bagatela f bagatelle, trifle
bagatelizowaç -zuj´ -zujesz impf, pf zbagatelizowaç trivialize, make light of
baga˝ mi baggage, luggage
baga˝nik -a mi trunk, boot (of car), luggage rack
baga˝ownia f Gpl -ni left luggage room
baga˝owy mp decl like aj porter, red-cap
bagienny, bagnisty aj swampy, marshy
bagietka -tek f baguette
bagnet mi Gsg -u bayonet
bagnisty aj swampy, marshy, boggy
bagno -gien n swamp, marsh, bog
baj imper of bajaç in phr baj, baj, b´dziesz w raju say what you will, I won't believe you
bajaç baj´ impf tell (fantastic) tales
bajarz mp teller of tales
bajaderka -rek f crumb cake
bajda f falsehood, lie
bajdurzyç -rz´ -rzysz impf colloq tell ties
bajeczka -czek f dim of bajka
bajeczny aj fabulous, fairy-tale-like
bajka -jek f fairy tale, nonsense
bajkowy aj of bajka
bajoƒski aj great, enormous, mind-boggling (sums of money)
bajoro n Gpl -or swampy pond
bajt mi -u or -a byte
bak 1 mi -a us pl sideburn
bak 2 mi -a gas tank, gasoline can
bakalie pl form G -ii dried tropical fruit
bakaΠarz mp bachelor (of arts, etc.)
bakcyl ma -a bacillus, microbe
bakelit mi bakelite
bakelitowy aja of bakelit
bakier. na ~ off kilter, aslant. byç na ~ z+I be at odds with
bakΠa˝an mi -a eggplant
bakszysz mi tip, bribe (in Arabic countries)
bakteria f us pl bacteria
bakteriobójczy aj germicidal
bakteriologia f bacteriology
bakteriologiczny aj bacteriological
bal 1 mi ball (dance)
bal 2 mi -a large log or tree trunk
balans mi sports balance, equilibrium, tight-rop walker's pole
balansowaç -suj´ -sujesz impf maintain equilibirum
balast mi ballast
baldachim mi canopy
balerina f ballerina
baleron m smoked ham
balet mi ballet
baletka -tek f us pl ballet shoe
baletmistrz mp ballet master
baletnica f ballet dancer
baletowy aj of balet
baletmistrz mp ballet master
balia f washtub
balistyczny aj ballistic
balistyka f sg-only ballistics
balkon mi balcony, gallery
ballada f ballad
balladysta or balladzista mp balladeer
balon mi -u or -a balloon
balon ik -a dim of balon
balonowy aj of balon
balowy aj of bal 1
balsam mi balsam, balm, lotion
balsamiczny aj balsamic
balsamowaç -muj´ -mujesz impf embalm
Baltona f duty-free store at airport
balustrada f balustrade, railing, bannister
baΠagan mi mess, disorder, foul-up
baΠaganiç -ni´ -nisz impf make a mess
baΠaΠajka -jek f balalaika
baΠamuciç -c´ -cisz impf lead astray, seduce
baΠamuctwo n seductive talk. confusion
Balkany pl form G-ów the Balkans
baΠkaƒski aj Balkan
baΠtycki aj of BaΠtyk Baltic
BaΠtyk mi Baltic Sea
baΠwan -a 1. mi idol 2. mp pej blockhead 3. fac an snowman
baΠwanek -nka dim of baΠwan
baΠwochwalca mp Npl -y idol-worshipper
baΠwochwalczy aj of baΠwochwalca, baΠwochwalstwo
baΠwochwalstwo n idol worship
bambosz mi -a carpet-slipper
bambus mi -a or -u bamboo
banalizowaç -zuj´ impf treat in a banal way
banalny aj banal, trivial
banan mi -a banana
bananowy sj of banan
banda f band, group, gang
banda˝ mi bandage
banda˝owaç -˝uj´ -˝ujesz impf, pf zabanda˝owaç or obanda˝owaç bandage
bandera f flag, banner, ensign
banderola f printed matter. excise tax band
bandycki aj of bandyta
bandyta mp bandit
bandytyzm mi banditry
band˝o n indecl banjo
bania f 1. flask 2. gourd 3. swelling, lump. spuchnàç jak ~ swell up
banialuki pl only Gpl -uk stuff and nonsense
baniasty aj gourd-like, flagon-shaped
banicja f banishment, exile
bank m bank. jak w ~ku in the bag
bankier mp banker
bankowy aj of bank. sprawa ~wa sure thing
bankier mp banker
bankierski of bankier
bankiet mi banquet
banknot mi banknote, bill
bankomat mi banking machine, ATM
bankowoÊç f banking business
bankructwo n bankruptcy
bankrut mp bankrupt person
bankrutowaç -tuj´ -tujesz impf, pf zbankrutowaç go bankrupt
baƒka -niek f 1 milk can, container. 2 bubble. 3 cupping glass
baptysta mp Baptist
bar mi bar, pub, fast food place, café, cafeteria. ~ mleczny milk bar
barachΠo n stress on last syllable colloq useless old stuff
barak mi barrack(s)
baran ma 1 ram. na ~na piggyback. 2 Aries
baranek -nka mi lamb, sheepskin
barani aj of baran
baranieç -ej´ -ejesz imp, pf zbaranieç be nonplussed, stupefied
baranina f mutton, lamb
baraszkowaç -kuj´ -kujesz impf frolic
barbakan mi hist barbican (outer defensive walls)
barbaryzm mi barbarism
barbarzyƒca mp barbarian
barbarzyƒski aj barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, uncivilized
barbarzyƒstwo n barbarism, savagery
barczysty aj broad-shouldered
bard mp Npl -owie bard
bardziej comp av of du˝o or bardzo more, better. tym ~, ˝e all the more so that
bardzo av very, very much, a lot. nie ~ not much, not so good. ~ bardzo help yourself, after you. ~ du˝o a
great deal. ~ mi miΠo nice to meet you. ~ prosz´ I insist. nie za ~ not all that much
barek -rku mi liquor cabinet
baretka -tek f (decorative military) ribbon
bariera f barrier. ~ dêwi´ku sound barrier
bark mi us pl shoulder. braç coÊna ~ki take s.t. on
barka f -rek barge, barque
barkowy aj humeral
barka f barque
barΠóg -Πogu pallet, litter, straw bed
barman mp bartender
barmanka -nek fem of barman. bar girl, barmaid
barok mi sg only baroque
barokowy aj of barok
barometr mi -a barometer
barometryczny aj barometrical
baron mp Npl -owie baron
baronowa f decl like aj baroness
barszcz mi beet soup
barszczyk mi dim of barszcz
barwa f color(ing), tint, hue, dye, timbre
barwiç -wi´ -isz impf, pf zabarwiç color, tint, hue, dye
barwnik mi pigment, dye
barwny aj colored, colorful, vivid
bary pl form G -ów broad shoulders. wziàç si´ za ~ z kimÊ fight or struggle with s.o.
barykada f barricade
barykadowaç ~duj´ -dujesz impf, pf zabarykadowaç barricade. ~ si´ barricade oneself
baryΠa f barrel
baryΠka -Πek f dim of baryla
baryton 1 mi baritone (voice). 2 mp baritone (singer)
barytonowy aj of baryton
bas 1 mi base (voice). 2 mp base (singer)
basista mp base player
basowy aj of bas
baseball "bejzbbol" mi (American) baseball
basen mi basin, tank, bedban, swimming pool, dock
basetla f folk stringed instrument
basista mop bass player
Bask mp Basque
Baskijka -jek fem of Bask
baskijski aj of Bask
basset ma basset hound
basta interj that's enough
bastion mi bastion
basza mp Npl -owie pasha
baszta f tower, keep
baÊniowy aj of baʃ fairy-tale-like
baʃ f Npl -nie fable, fairy-tale
bat mi -a whip, lash. pl drubbing
batalia f arch battle, campaign
batalion mi batallion
bateria f (electric) battery
bateryjka f -jek dim of bateria
batik mi batique
batog mi -a whip
baton mi -u or -a candy-bar
batonik -a mi dim of baton
bato˝yç -˝´ -˝ysz impf whip, thrash
batut mi trampoline
batuta f director's baton. pod ~tà +G conducted by
batyst mi batiste (cloth)
batystowy aj of batyst
bauer mp colloq rich German farmer
Bawar mp Bavarian
Bawaria f Bavaria
Bawarka -rek fem of Bavar
bawarski aj Bavarian
baweΠna f cotton
baweΠniany aj of baweΠna
bawiç -wi´ -isz impf, pf ubawiç, zabawiç 1 amuse, entertain. 2 linger, stay, sojourn. ~ si´ pf pobawiç si´
amuse oneself, play with, toy with. baw si´ dobrze have a good time, ~ si´ w coÊ play at something
bawoli aj of bawóΠ
bawóΠ -woΠu mi GA -u or -a buffalo.
baza f base, basis, grass roots
bazalt mi basalt
bazar mi bazaar
bazgraç -grz´ -esz impf, pf nabazgraç scrawl, scribble, sketch roughly.
bazgranina scribbling
bazgroΠy pl form G-ów scrawling
bazowaç -zuj´impf na+L base (on)
bazylia f basil
bazylika f basilica
bazyliszek -szek ma basilisk
bazyliszkowy aj of bazylisk
ba˝ant ma pheasant
bàbel -bla mi bubble. blister, pimple
bàbelek -Πka mi dim of bàbel
bàdê 1. (imper. of b´d´).
~ co bàdê whatever the case, come what may, no matter what
co ~ whatever
w ka˝dym ~ razie in any old case 3. conj bàdê... bàdê... either... or...
bàk ma 1 bittern, horsefly. 2 fac an blunder, fart. 3 top (toy)
bàkaç -am -asz impf, pf bàknàç -n´ -niesz , mumble, blurt out
beatyfikacja f beatification
bebech mi us pl colloq insides, innards, guts
beczeç -cz´ -czysz impf, pf beknàç -n´ -niesz bleat
beczka -czek f barrel, cask, tun. z ~ki on tap (beer)
beczkowaty aj barrel-shaped
beczkowy aj draft (beer)
bednarski aj of bednarz, bednarstwo
bednarstwo n barrel-making, the cooper's trade
bednarz mp cooper
befsztyk mi -u or -a beefsteak
begonia f begonia
bej mp Npl -owie bey (higher Turkish official)
bejca f varnish
bejcowaç -cuj´ -cujesz impf varnish, stain
bek mi bleat
beknàç see beczeç
bekon mi bacon
beksa mp pej cry-baby, bawler
bela f bale, ten reams (of paper)
beletrystyka f sg-only belles-lettres (genres of prose fiction)
belfer -fra mp Npl -owie or -rzy pej teacher
Belg mp Npl -owie Belgian.
Belgia f belgium
Belgijka -jek fem of Belg
belgijski aj Belgian
belka -lek f board, beam, rafter
belweder mi -u small palace. decorative superstructure on a building
beΠkot mi stammer, stutter, slur, gibberish
beΠkowtaç -cz´ -czesz impf stammer
beΠkotliwy aj incoherent
beΠkotaç -koc(z)´ -koc(z)esz impf, pf zabeΠkotaç stammer
beΠt fac-inan colloq shot of strong drink. arch bolt
beΠtaç -am -asz impf mix, stir
bemol mi mus flat
benedyktyn mp Benedictine
benedyktyƒski aj Benedictine
beniaminek -nka ma favorite child
benzyna f gas(oline)
benzynowy aj of benzine
berdysz mi -a Gpl -ów or -y battle-ax
berek -rka mi form of tag
beret mi beret
berecik -a mi dim of beret
Berlin mi -a Berlin.
berlinka -nek f barge
berliƒski aj of Berlin
berΠo -reΠ n scepter
bermudy pl form G -ów bermuda shorts
bernard ma St. Bernard (dog)
bernardyn mp Bernardine
bernardyƒski aj Bernardine
bestia f beast, scoundrel
bestialski aj bestial
bestseller mi best-seller (book, record, etc.)
besztaç -am -asz impf rant and rail
beton mi concrete
betoniarka -rek f cement-mixer
betonowaç -nuj´ -nujesz impf cover with concrete
betonowy aj of beton
bez 1 mi bzu lilac. ~ czarny elder
bez 2 prep +G without. ~koƒca endlessly. ~ litoÊci mercilessly
bez- prefix un-, -less
beza f meringue
bezalkoholowy aj alcohol-free
bezapelacyjny aj final, undisputed (result), without recourse
bezbarwny aj colorless, pallid
bezbΠ´dny aj faultless
bezbolesny aj painless
bezbo˝ny aj godless, impudent
bezbronny aj defenseless
bezbrze˝ny aj tractless
bezcelowy aj aimless, pointless
bezcen mi phr za ~ for practically nothing, very cheaply
bezcennoÊç f pricelessness.
bezcenny aj priceless, invaluable
bezceremonialny aj unceremonious
bezchmurny aj cloudless
bezcΠowy aj duty-free
bezczelnoÊç f impudence, insolence
bezczelny aj insolent, impudent, arrogant, brazen, unconcscionable
bezczeÊciç -szcz´ -Êcisz impf, pf zbezczeÊciç descrate
bezczynnoÊç f inactivity
bezczynny aj inactive, idle
bezdenny aj bottomless
bezdomny aj homeless. as mp homeless person
bezdro˝e n Gpl -y tracklessness, wasteland, wilderness. iÊç na ~˝a go astray
bezdrzewny aj treeless
bezduszny aj soulless, unfeeling
bezdzietny aj childless
bezdêwi´czny aj soundless, muffled.
bezecny aj disgraceful, abominable, disgraceful
bezeceƒstwo n turpitude, moral laxity
bezgΠoÊny without sound
bezgraniczny aj boundless
bezgrzeszny aj without sin
bezimienny aj nameless, anonymous
bezideowy aj void of thought or ideology
bezinteresowny aj disinterested, selfless
bezkarnoÊç f impunity
bezkarny aj unpunished
bezkompromisowy aj uncompromising
bezkonfliktowy aj peaceful
bezkonkurencyjny aj without parallel, unbeatable.
bezkres mi tractless waste or expanse
bezkresny aj tractless
bezkr´gowiec -wca ma invertebrate
bezkrólewie n interregnum
bezkrwawyaj bloodless
bezkrytyczny aj uncritical
bezksztaΠtny aj formless, shapeless
bezlitosny aj pitiless, merciless, cruel, relentless av bezlitoÊnie mercilessly
bezludny aj deserted.
bezΠad mi disorder
bezΠadny aj disorderly
bezmiar mi broadf expanse
bezmierny aj measureless
bezmi´sny aj meatless
bezmyÊlnoÊç thoughtlessness.
bezmyÊlny aj thoughtless, mindless, heedless, unthinking
beznadziejny aj hopeless, forlorn, useless (at doing s.t.)
beznami´tny aj dispassionate
bezokolicznik mi -a gram infinitive
bezoΠowiowy aj lead-free (gasoline)
bezosobowy aj impersonal
bezowocny aj fruitless
bezpaƒski aj stray (animal)
bezpaƒstwowy aj stateless
bezpardonowy aj ruthless
bezpartyjny aj not belonging to a political party, independent, unallied
bezpieczeƒstwo n safety, security
bezpiecznik mi -a (electrical) fuse, safety (on firearm)
bezpieczny aj safe, secure. av bezpiecznie safely, securely
bezpieka f pej colloq security services (secret police)
bezplanowy aj unplanned
bezpΠatny aj free, gratis, without charge. av bezpΠatnie
bezpΠciowy aj asexual
bezpΠodnoÊç f infertility, sterility
bezpΠodny aj sterile, infertile, barren
bezpodmiotowy aj gram subjectless
bezpodstawnoÊç f groundlessness, baselessness
bezpodstawny aj groundless, baseless
bezpostaciowy aj shapeless
bezpoÊredni aj direct, immediate, straightforward. av bezpoÊrednio directly, immediately
bezpoÊrednioÊç f immediacy, directness
bezprawie n sg-only lawlessness
bezprawny aj lawless, illegal
bezprecedensowy aj unparalleled, unprecedented
bezproblemowy aj problem-free
bezprzykΠadny aj unexampled, unparalleled
bezradnoÊç f helplessness
bezradny aj helpless
bezr´kawnik mi -a pinafore (dress)
bezrobocie n unemployment, joblessness
bezrobotny aj out of work, jobless, unemployed
bezrolny aj landless
bezrozumny aj senseless, unable to comprehend
bezruch mi motionlessness
bezsennoÊç f insomnia, sleeplessness
bezsenny aj sleepless
bezsensownoÊç f senselessness
bezsensowny aj senseless, meaningless, pointless, aimless
bezsilnoÊç f powerlessness
bezsilny aj powerless
bezskutecznoÊç f ineffectuality
bezskuteczny aj inneffectual
bezsporny aj unquestioned, indubitable, uncontrovertible, hard (fact)
bezsprzeczny aj incontrovertible
bezstronnoÊç f impartiality
bezstronny aj impartial, detached, disinterested
beztΠuszczowy aj fat-free
beztroski aj carefree
bezustanny aj constant, ceaseless. av bezustannie ceaselessly
bezu˝yteczny aj useless
bezwartoÊciowy aj valueless
bezwarunkowy aj unconditional
bezwiedny aj unthinking, automatic
bezwΠad mi lack of bodily control, inertia
bezwΠadny aj lacking in bodily control
bezwodny aj waterless
bezwolny aj lacking in will, passive
bezwonny aj odor-free.
bezwstyd mi shamelessness
bezwstydny aj shameless, bald-faced
bezwgl´dnoÊç f impartiality
bezwzgl´dny aj impartial, complete, absolute, brutal, ruthless. av bezwzgl´dnie ruthlessly
bezzasadny aj unfounded
bezz´bny aj toothless
bezwΠoczny aj immediate, allowing no delay
bezzwrotny aj non-returnable
bez˝enny aj celibate
be˝(owy) aj beige, buff
b´ben -bna mi drum
b´benek -nka mi dim of b´ben. ~ uszny ear drum
b´bniç -ni´ -isz impf, pf zab´bniç drum
b´cwaΠ mp pej dullard
b´dàcy aj being, while being, erstwhile
b´d´ fut of byç
b´kart ma bastard
BHP abbr (bezpieczeƒstwo i higiena pracy) work safety regulations
biada interj +D woe unto
biadaç -am -asz lament, complain
biaΠaczka -czek f leukemia
biaΠawy aj whitish.
biaΠko -Πek n white (of egg), albumen, protein
biaΠkowy aj of biaΠko
biaΠoczerwony aj red-and-white (Polish colors)
biaΠogΠowa f arch woman
biaΠoruski aj White Russian, Belorussian
BiaΠoruÊ f Belarus
biaΠy aj white. do ~Πego rana till the break of day. w ~ dzieƒ in broad daylight. as mp white, caucasian.comp
aj bielszy. av biaΠo. comp av bielej
biaΠystocki aj of BiaΠystok
BiaΠystok mi BiaΠegostoku town Bialystok
bibelot mi knick-knack, gew-gaw
Biblia f the Bible
biblijny aj biblical
bibliografia f bibliography
bibliograficzny aj bibliographical
biblioteczny aj of biblioteka
biblioteka f library
bibliotekarz mp librarian
bibliotekarka -rek fem of bibliotekarz
bibliotekarstwo n library science
biblistyka f Bible studies
bibosz mp tippler
bibuΠa f blotting paper, cheap paper, underground press
bibuΠka -Πek f tissue paper
bibuΠkowy aj of bibuΠka
bicie n beating, ringing, peal. ~ serca heartbeat
bicykl mi penny-farthing bicycle
bicz mi -a whip. jak z ~cza strzeliΠ in no time
biczczyk -a dim of bicz.
biczczowaç -czuj´ -czujesz impf whip, lash, flagellate
biç bij´ bijesz impf, pf pobiç beat, hit, strike, mint (coin). ~ pokΠony bow down. ~ si´ fight, wrestle. pf see also
nabiç, ubiç, zabiç, zbiç
biec or biegnàç biegn´ -niesz biegnij biegΠ det, biegaç -am -asz indet, pf pobiec run, sprint, flow
biednieç -ej´ -ejesz impf grow poor
biedny aj poor. as mppl the poor
biedota f poverty.
biedowaç -duj´ -dujesz impf live in poverty
biedronka -nek f lady-bird
biedziç si´ -dz´ -dzisz impf trouble or worry self nad+I over
bieg mi 1 course, run, race, sprint, flight. 2 speed, gear (car, bicycle). ~ jaΠowy neutral (gear)
biegacz mp runner
biegaczka -czek fem of biegacz
biegaç see biec
bieganina f flurry of activity
biegacz mp runner
biegΠoÊç f fluency, proficiency, mastery
biegΠy aj fluent, skilful, adept. av biegle fluently
biegun mi -a pole (of the compass), rocker (of chair). koƒ na ~nach rocking horse
biegunowy aj polar, fig diametrical
biegunka f us sg diarrhea
biel f white
bieleç -eje impf us-3p be white, turn white
bieliç -l´ -lisz impf, pf pobieliç trans whiten, blanch, whitewash. ~ si´ = bieleç
bielizna f bedlinen, underwear, whitegoods
bielmo n cataract (in eye)
bierka f us pl pick-up-sticks
biernik mi -a gram accusative (case)
biernoÊç f passivity
bierny aj passive (also grammatical)
bierze, etc. see braç
bierzmowanie n (religious) confirmation
bies ma devil
biesiada f feast, banquet
biesiadnik mp feaster
Bieszczady pl form G -ad Beskid mountains
bieszczadzki aj of Bieszczady
bie˝àcy aj current, on-going. woda ~ running water. av bie˝àco. na ~ au courant, in touch
bie˝nia f (running) track
bie˝nik -a tread (of tire)
bigamia f bigamy
bigamista mp bigamist
bigos mi bigos (sauerkraut-and-meat stew)
bigot mp bigot
bigoteria f bigotry
bijatyka f fistfight, brawl
bilans mi Npl -e balance, account
bilansowy aj of bilans
bilard mi -u or -a billiards, pin-ball
bilardowy aj of bilard
bilecik mi -a dim of bilet note.
bilet mi ticket. ~ powrotny return ticket.
bilet er mp usher, ticket-taker
bileterka -rek fem of bileter
bilon mi -a billion (in Poland, a million million, not a thousand million, as in US)
bimber -bru mi colloq home-brew, moon-shine, rot-gut
bimbrownia illegal still, cheap bar
binarny aj binary
binokle pl form G -i binoculars
biochemia f sg-only biochemistry
biodro -der n hip, haunch.
biodrowy aj of biodro
bioenergoterapia f bioenergy therapy
biograf mp Npl -owie biographer
biografia f biography
biograficzny aj biographical
biolog mp Npl. -odzy or -logowie biologist
biologia f biology
biologiczny aj biological
bior´ see braç
biorca mp Npl -y recipient (of transfusion, organ, etc.)
biorytm mi biorythm
biosfera f biosphere
biret mi (academic) cap
bis mi encore. as indecl aj additional, add-on. na ~ one more time.
biskup mp bishop
biskupi aj of biskup
biskupstwo n bishopric
bisowaç -suj´ -sujesz impf play an encore
bistro n (occ indecl) bistro
biszkopt mi sponge-cake
bit mi bit (of digital information)
bitewny aj of bitwa
bitka -tek f us pl 1 beaten cutlet. 2 fight
bitwa f battle, combat
bity aj beaten. ~ta Êmietana whipped cream
biuletyn mi bulletin, newsletter
biurko -rek n desk
biuro n office, bureau, agency. ~ matrymonialne marriage office. ~ podró˝y travel office. ~ zarzàdu office
of the board
biurowy aj of biuro. office, clerical
biurokracja f bureaucracy
biurokrata mp bureaucrat
biurokratyczny aj bureaucratic
biurowy aj of biuro
biust mi bust (of woman)
biustonosz mi -a bra(ssiere)
biwak mi camp(ing)
biwakowaç -kuj´ -kujesz impf camp
bizantyjski aj Byzantine
biznes mi (commercial) business
biznesmen mp business-man
bizon ma (North American) bison, buffalo
bi˝uteria f jewelry
blacha f sheet metal, baking sheet
blacharski aj of blacharstwo, blacharz
blacharstwo n tin-smithing
blacharz mp sheet-metal worker, tinsmith
bladoÊç f palor, paleness
blady aj pale, wan. comp aj bledszy or bladszy, av blado. comp av bledziej or bladziej
blaknàç -n´ -niesz impf, pf zblaknàç fade, lose color
blamowaç si´ -muj´ -mujesz impf disgrace o.s.
blanco. czek in ~ blank check
blankiet mi printed form (to fill in)
blask mi flash, brightness, lustre, blaze, glitter, glare, glow
blaszanka -nek f tin box, cannister
blaszany aj made of sheet tin. instrumenty ~ne brass (musical) instruments
blaszka -szek f tin plate
blat mi top (of table, etc.)
blednàç or bladnàç -n´ -niesz bladΠ bladΠa bledli or bladli impf, pf zblednàç or zbladnàç fade, turn pale, go
white, lose color, wane
blef mi bluff (in cards)
blefowaç -fuj´ -fujesz impf bluff
blejtram mi frame (for canvas picture)
blin mi -a Russian pancake
bliski aj 1 near, close, intimate, short-term. 2 as mp pl those near and dear. comp aj bli˝szy. comp av bli˝ej
blisko 1 av of bliski close, nearby, nearly. z ~ska from up close, not far off. 2 as prep +G near
bliskoÊç nearness, proximity, affinity, vicinity
bliskoznaczny aj synonymous
blizna f scar. ~ po ospie pockmark
bliêni mp decl like aj neighbor, fellow creature
bliêniaczka -czek fem of bliêniak
bliêniaczy aj of bliêniak twin
bliêniak mp Npl -ki twin. duplex (house)
Bliêni´ta pl form G -niàt Gemini
bli˝ej, bli˝szy see bliski
bloczek -czka mi dim of blok 3, 4
blok mi 1. apartment block 2. (political) bloc 3. pad (of paper) 4. pulley
blokada f 1 blockade, stoppage, closure, congestion. 2 sports tackle
blokowaç -kuj´ -ujesz impf, pf zablokowaç bar, block, jam. ~ si´ become jammed
blokowy mp decl like aj hist block-leader (in prison camp)
blond indecl aj blond
blondyn mp blond
blondynka -nek f blonde
blotka -tek f spot (in cards)
blues fac an music blues
bluszcz mi ivy
bluszczowy aj of bluszcz
bluza f blouse, tunic, sweatshirt, pijama top
bluzka -zek f blouse, jersey
bluzgaç -˝d˝´ -˝d˝esz impf, pf bluz(g)nàç -zn´ -êniesz 1 utter profanity. 2 (of blood) gush
bluêniç -ni´ -nisz impf blaspheme
bluênierca mp blasphemer
bluênierczy aj blasphemous
bluênierstwo n blasphemy
bΠagaç -am -asz impf, , pf ubΠagaç beseech, implore, plead, beg, persuade by beseeching, induce
bΠagalny aj pleading (expression, etc.)
bΠahostka -tek f triviality, trifle
bΠahy aj trivial, trite, trifling, insignificant
bΠahoÊç f insignificance, triviality. comp aj bΠahszy or bardziej ~
bΠawat mi corn-flower
bΠawatek -tka mi dim of bΠawat
bΠazen -zna mp pej clown, buffoon, jester
bΠaznowaç -nuj´ -nujesz impf play the fool
bΠazeƒski aj clownish
bΠazeƒstwo n buffoonery
bΠàd bΠ´du mi error, mistake. wprowadziç w ~ mislead
bΠàdziç -dz´ -dzisz impf, pf pobΠàdziç, zabΠàdziç, or zbΠàdziç stray, wander, err, get lost, lose one's way
bΠàkaç si´ -am -asz impf, pf za- wander, stray
bΠ´dny aj erroneous, mistaken, false, misguided, unsound. ~ne koΠo vicious circle
bΠ´kit mi azure, sky-blue
bΠ´kitny aj azure
bΠociç -c´ -cisz impf, pf zbΠociç get muddy
bΠogi aj blissful, blessed. ~ stan bliss. av bΠogo blissfully
bΠogosΠawiç -wi´ -isz impf, pf pobogosΠawiç bless
bΠogosΠawiony aj blessed
bΠogosΠawieƒstwo n blessing
bΠogostan mi state of bliss
bΠogoÊç f blissfulness
bΠona f membrane, film
bΠoniasty aj membranous
bΠonica f diphtheria
bΠonka -nek dim of bΠona
bΠonica f diphtheria
bΠonie n commons, pasture, grassy field
bΠonnik mi -a fiber, cellulose
bΠotnik mi -a mudguard, fender
bΠotnisty aj muddy, marshy, boggy, swampy. av bΠotniÊcie
bΠotny aj muddy
bΠoto n mud, dirt, sludge
bΠysk mi flash, shine, glint, twinkle
bΠyskaç -a us 3p impf, pf bΠysnàç -Ênie bΠysΠ shine, flash, twinkle, glimmer. bΠyska si´ there's lightning
bΠyskawica f lightning
bΠyskawiczny aj instant, like lightning. kawa ~na instant coffee. av bΠyskawicznie instantaneously
bΠyskotka -tek f trinket, gew-gaw
bΠyskotliwy aj flashy, witty. ~ rozmówca sparkling conversationalist
bΠyskowy. lampa ~wa flash (in camera)
bΠysnàç see bΠyszczeç
bΠystka -tek f spinner (fishing lure)
bΠyszczàcy aj shining, flashing, glittering, brilliant, glossy
bΠyszczeç -czy us 3p impf, pf bΠysnàç -Ênie shine, flash, glitter. see also bΠyskaç. bΠyszczeç si´ shine
bm. abbrev bie˝àcego miesiàca of the current month
bo conj (with endings of byç: bom boÊ boÊmy boÊcie) for, because, since, as
boa n indecl boa (snake, feather or fur scarf)
boa˝eria f wood panelling
bobas mi speck, ma -a colloq child, kid, tike
bobasek -ska ma dim of bobas
bobkowy aj laurel. liÊcie ~we bay leaves
bobrowy aj of bóbr
bobslej mi Gpl -ejów or -ei bobsled
bobsleista mp bobsledder
bochen mi -a loaf (of bread)
bochenek -nka mi dim of bochen
bocian ma stork
bociani aj of bocian
boczek -czka mi bacon
boczkiem av phr sideways
bocznica f side road, (railway) siding
boczny aj of bok side, lateral, sidelong. ~na droga side road
boczyç -cz´ -czysz impf, pf zboczyç deviate. ~ si´ na+A be angry (with)
boçwina f beet-greens, beet-green soup
bodaj(˝e) 1. av probably, very likely, at least. ~ raz at least once 2. cond part I wish, oh that. bodajm go
nigdy nie poznaΠ I wish I had never met him
bod´ see bóÊç
bodziec bodêca mi stimulus, incentive
boga etc see bóg
bogaciç -c´ -cisz impf, pf zbogaciç enrich. ~ si´ become rich
bogactwo n (often pl) riches, wealth
bogacz mp rich man
bogaty aj rich, well-to-do, well off, opulent. ~ w coÊ abundant in. as mp the rich. comp aj bogatszy. av
bogato
bogdanka -nek f lady-love
bogini f goddess
bogobójny aj god-fearing, pious
bohater mp Npl -owie hero, main character in story
bohaterka -rek f heroine
bohaterski aj heroic
bohaterstwo n heroism, valor
bohema f sg-only bohemia
bohomaz mp colloq dauber, painter
boisko n playing field, playground
boja f GDLsg Gpl boi buoy
bojar mp pl -owie boyar
bojaêliwy aj timid, timorous
bojaêƒ f fear, fright
boj´ si´ see baç si´
bojkot mi boycot
bojkotowaç -tuj´-tujesz impf boycot
bojler mi -a boiler
bojownik mp combatant, fighter, champion
bojowy aj militant. gotowoÊç ~wa military readiness
bojowoÊç f militancy
bok mi side. ~kiem sideways. to mi wychodzi bokiem I could care less about it. na ~ aside. na ~ku on the
side, semi-legally. u ~ku at the side of. z ~ku sideways, sidelong
boks mi boxing (sport)
bokser mp or ma boxer (also dog)
bokserski aj of bokser
boksowaç si´ -suj´ -sujesz impf box
bolàczka -czek f complaint, tender spot
bolec -lca mi cotter-pin
boleç 1 -li -là 3p-only hurt, pain, smart. gΠowa mnie boli I have a headache
boleç 2 -lej´ -lejesz impf suffer, be sorry, regret
bolesny aj painful, hurtful. ~na prawda bitter truth. av boleÊnie painfully
boleÊç f often pl emotional hurt, pain, distress
bolszewicki aj of bolszewik, bolszewizm
bolszewik mp Bolshevik
bolszewizm mi Bolshevism
bom mi naut boom, derrick
bomba f bomb, bombshell. smash hit, sensation
bombka -bek f Christmas tree ornament, small glass (of beer)
bombardowaç -duj´ -dujesz impf, pf zabombardowaç bomb, bombard
bombardowanie n bombardment
bombowiec -wca mi -wca bomber (aircraft)
bombastyczny aj bombastic
bombonierka -rek f candy-box
bombowiec -wca mi bomber (airplane)
bombowy aj of bomba
bon mi coupon, voucher
bonifikata f rebate, reduction in price, discount
bon˝urka -rek f smoking jacket, morning coat
bor 1 mi boron
bor 2 mi (dentist's) drill
bordo n indecl Bordeaux wine, aj dark red
bordowy aj = bordo aj
borowik fac an borowik (kind of mushroom)
borowina f huckleberry, whortleberry
borowisko n forest clearing
borowy aj of bor, bór
borówka -wek f =borowina
borsuczy aj of borsuk
borsuk ma badger
boru etc. see bór
borykaç si´ -am -asz impf z+I struggle with, grapple with
bosak in phr na ~ka barefoot
boski aj of bóg god-like, divine, heavenly
boskoÊç f divinity
bosman mp boatswain, bosun
bosy aj barefoot. av boso
boÊç see bóÊç
BoÊnia f Bosnia
BoÊniak mp Bosnian
BoÊniaczka -czek fem of BoÊniak
botaniczny aj botanical
botanik mp botanist
botanika f botany
bowiem conj since, for, because
bo˝a krówka -wek f bo˝ej krówki ladybird
bo˝ek -˝ka ma lesser god, idol, pagan god
Bo˝e Narodzenie n Christmas
bo˝nica see bó˝nica
bo˝y god's, of god. av po ~˝emu honestly
bo˝yszcze n Gpl -szcz or -szczy (cultural) idol
bób bobu mi us sg bean(s)
bóbr bobra ma beaver
bóg boga us-cap god. Bóg wie ile Lord only knows how many. broƒ Bo˝e God forbid. mój Bo˝e (mój)! my
God! Bóg zapΠaç God bless you
bój boju mi fight, combat, battle
bójka -jek f scrap, brawl
ból mi pain, ache. ~ gΠowy headache
bór boru mi thicket, woods
bóstwo n deity
bóÊç bod´ bodziesz impf, pf ubóÊç or bodnàç -n´ -niesz butt, gore
bó˝nica f synagogue, temple, house of prayer
br. abbrev bie˝àcego roku of the current year
braciszek -szka mp dim. of brat Npl -owie brother
bractwo n brotherhood
braç bior´ bierzesz impf, pf wziàç wezm´ weêmiesz weê take, take on, grasp, assume (power), bite (of fish). ~
pod uwag´ take into consideration. ~ prysznic take a shower. ~ udziaΠ take part. ~ si´ do czegoÊ, za coÊ
undertake, try one's hand at. skàd to si´ bierze? where does that come from?
brajl mi -a braille (alphabet)
brak mi lack, absence, shortage, shortcoming, flaw, fault. ~ zaufania lack of trust. as verbal +G there is no ---.
brak mi ciebie I miss you. ~ mi sΠów I'm at a loss for words. ~ piwa out of beer
braknàç -nie brakΠ 3p-only impf, pf zabraknàç +G be missing, run short
brakoróbstwo n wastage
brakowaç -kuje 3p-only +G lack, be out of, be short of. niewiele brakowaΠo i... another moment and...
brakujàcy aj missing, lacking
brama f gate, gateway.
bramka -mek f (soccer) goal
bramkarz mp goal-keeper. colloq bouncer
bramkowy aj of bramka
bramin mp Brahmin
bransoleta f bracelet
bransoletka -tek f dim of branzoleta
bran˝a f branch (of store, economy, etc.), line
bran˝owy aj of bran˝a
brat mp Dsg -u pl N bracia GA braci I braçmi brother. ~ cioteczny or stryjeczny cousin. ~ przyrodni halfbrother.
~ zakonny monk, friar. byç z kimÊ za pan ~ be on the best of terms with
brataç si´ -am -asz impf, pobrataç si´ z+I fraternize with
bratanek -nka nephew
bratanica f niece
bratek -tka mi pansy (flower)
braterski brotherly, fraternal, kindred
braterstwo n fraternity, brotherhood, fellowship
bratni aj brotherly, fraternal
bratobójca mp Npl -y fratricide
bratobójczy aj fratricidal
bratobójstwo n fratricide
bratowa f decl like aj Vsg -o sister-in-law
brawo n bravo
brawura f bravado
Brazylia f Brasil
brazylijski aj Brasilian
bràz mi bronze
bràzowaç -zuj´ -zujesz impf to bronze
bràzownictwo n bronze-working
bràzowniczy aj of bràzownictwo
bràzowy aj brown, bronze-colored
brednia f us pl raving(s), utter nonsense
bredziç -dz´ -dzisz impf rave, talk nonsense
breja f pulp, mash
breloczek -czka dim of brelok
brelok mi -a fob, pendant
Bretania f Brittany
bretnal mi board-nail
brew brwi f NApl brwi brow, eyebrow. marszczyç brwi frown
brwiowy aj of brew
brewiarz mi -a breviary
brezent mi tarp(aulin)
brnàç -n´ -niesz impf wade, flounder
broczyç (si´) -cz´ -czysz impf phr. ~ krwià bleed
broda bród f beard, chin
brodaty aj bearded, shaggy
brodacz mp bearded man
brodawka -wek f wart
brodziç -dz´ -dzisz impf wade, ford
brodziec -dêca ma wader (bird)
broiç -j´ -oisz impf frolic, romp, gambol, do mischief
brojler ma broiler (chicken)
brokat mi brocade
brom mi bromine
bromek-mki mi bromide
brona f harrow
bronchit mi bronchitis
broniç -ni´ -nisz impf +G defend. broƒ Bo˝e God forbid. ~ si´ defend o.s. pf see zabroniç
broƒ f us sg weapon, firearm, arm(s)
brosza f brooch
broszka -szek f dim of brosza
broszura f brochure, booklet
broszurka -rek pamphlet
browar mi brewery
bród brodu mi ford (in river). w ~ in abundance
bródka -dek f dim of broda
bróg broga mi haystack, hayrick
brud mi dirt, filth, squalor
brudas mp pej slob
bruderszaft mi first-name ceremony
brudnopis mi rough draft
brudny aj dirty, filthy, soiled, squalid, sordid. av brudno. na ~ in rough outline
brudziç -dz´ -dzisz impf, pf pobrudziç tr soil. ~ si´ intrans get dirty. pf see also nabrudziç, ubrudziç, zabrudziç
bruk mi pavement, paving, paving stones
brukaç -am -asz impf, pf zbrukaç stain, soil (esp. one's honor)
brukiew -kwi f rutabaga
brukowaç -kuj´ -kujesz impf, pf zabrukowaç pave
brukowiec -wca mi paving stone. rag, tabloid (bad newspaper)
brukiew -kwi f rutabaga
brukowy aj of bruk
brukselka -lek f brussel sprout
brulion mi rough copy, note-paper, copy book
brunatny aj brown, tawny. w´giel ~ peat
brunet mp brunet
brunetka -tek f brunette
brutal mp brute
brutalnoÊç f brutality
brutalny aj brutal, brutish, vicious
brutto n indecl gross (measure)
bruzda f furrow
bruêdziç -˝d˝´ -êdzisz impf, pf nabruêdziç +D put a crimp in someone's plans
brwi see brew
bryczesy pl form G -ów britches
bryczka see bryka
bryd˝ fac an cards bridge
bryd˝ysta mp bridge-player
bryg mi naut brig
brygada f brigade
brygadier mp brigadier
brygadzista mp brigade leader
bryja see breja
bryczka -czek f dim of bryka
bryk mi answer-key, crib-sheet
bryka f carriage
brykaç -am -asz impf, pf bryknàç -n´ -niesz buck, gambol, frolic
brylant mi cut diamond
brylantowy aj of brylant
bryΠa f lump (of clay, earth), clod
brystol mi bristol-board
bryndza f sheep's cheese
brystol mi -u bristol board
bryt mi gore (insert-piece in sewing)
brytan ma Brittainy spaniel
Brytyjczyk mp Briton, Britisher, colloq Brit
Brytyjka -jek fem of Brytyjczyk
brytyjski aj Brittish
bryzg mi spatter
bryzgaç -am -asz impf, pf bryznàç -n´ -niesz splash, splatter
bryzol mi brisol, beaten steak
brzask mi daybreak, dawn
brzdàc ma tot
brz(d)àkaç or brz(d)´kaç -am -asz impf, pf brz(d)àknàç -n´ -niesz strum, thrum, hammer (piano)
brzechwa f shaft (of arrow)
brzeg mi shore, bank, coast, edge, brink, verge, rim. do ~gu to the brim. pierwszy z ~gu first person one
meets, anyone
brzemienny aj pregnant, burdened, weighed down, weighty
brzemi´ n -ienia Npl -iona burden
brzeszczot mi blade (of sword, saw)
brzezina f birchwood forest
brze˝ek -˝ka dim of brzeg
brz´czeç -cz´ -czysz impf, pf brz´knàç -n´ -niesz clang, jingle, buzz, hum, drone
brz´czyk mi -a buzzer
brz´k mi clang, clink, jingle, buzz, hum, clatter
brz´kaç see brzàkaç
brzmieç brzmi brzmià us 3p impf, pf zabrzmieç
(re)sound, resonate, ring
brzmiàcy aj resounding, sonorous, ringing
brzmienie n sound, resonance, tenor, import, contents
brzoskwinia f peach
brzoza brzóz f birch
brzozowy aj of brzoza
brzuch mi -a stomach, abdomen, paunch, belly
brzuchomówca mp ventriloquist
brzuszek -szka dim of brzuch.
brzuszny aj abdominal
brzuchaty aj paunchy
brzydactwo ugly thing, eyesore
brzydki aj ugly. comp aj brzydszy. comp av brzydziej
brzydal mp ugly person, fright
brzydnàç -n´ -niesz brzydΠ impf, pf zbrzydnàç grow ugly
brzydota f ugliness
brzydula f homely woman
brzydziç si´ -dz´ -dzisz +I be disgusted by, find repugnant
brzytwa -tew or -tw f razor
bubel -bla mi -a us pl trash goods
buch onomat burp!
buchaç -am -asz impf, pf buchnàç -n´ -niesz flare, gush, scurry, belch
buchalter mp book-keeper
bucik -a mi dim of but
buczeç -cz´ -czysz impf boom, bawl
buczyna f beechwood forest
buda f shed, shack, hovel. psia ~ doghouse
Budapeszt mi Budapest
buddyjski aj Buddhist
buddysta mp Buddhist
buddyzm mi Buddhism
budka -dek f shed, booth
budowa f building, construction project. w ~wie under construction
budowaç -duj´ impf, pf pobudowaç, wybudowaç, or zbudowaç build, construct. ~ si´ be under construction
budowanie n building, construction.
budowany aj built
budujàcy aj uplifting, constructive. as mp builder
budowla f building, edifice, structure
budowlany aj builder's. as mp builder, building contractor
budownictwo n construction, architecture
budowniczy mp decl like aj architect, builder
buduar mi boudoir
budulec -lca mi -a building material
budynek -nku mi building, edifice
budyƒ mi pudding
budzàcy aj rousing
budzenie n wake-up call
budziç -dz´ -dzisz impf, pf obudziç or zbudziç rouse, awaken. pf wzbudziç elicit. ~ si´ intrans wake up
budzik mi -a alarm clock
bud˝et mi budget
bud˝etowy aj budgetary
bufa f puffed sleeve
bufeciarz mp buffet worker
bufet mi buffet
bufetowy mp decl like aj buffet worker
bufon mp pej buffoon, braggart
bufonada f buffoonery
bufor mi -a buffer (on rail wagon)
buforowy aj. paƒstwo ~we buffer state
Bug mi Bug River
buhaj ma bull
bujaç (si´) -am -asz impf rock, swing, sway, float, roam far and wide. without si´ tell lies
bujnoÊç f exuberance, luxuriance, abundant
bujny exuberant, abundant, luxuriant
buk mi -u or -a beech
Bukareszt mi Bucharest
bukowy aj of buk
bukat ma yearling (calf)
bukiecik mi dim of bukiet
bukiet mi bouquet, bunch
bukmacher mp book-maker (intermediary in gambling)
bukolika f bucolic work of literature
buksowaç -suj´ impf tow. slip, spin (of wheels)
bulaj mi bull-eye (round water-tight window on a ship)
buldog ma bulldog
buldozer mi -a bulldozer
bulgot mi gurgle
bulgotaç -oc(z)´ -oc(z)esz impf gurgle
bulion mi boullion, broth, (soup) stock, consommé
bulla f (papal) bull
bulwa f bulb (of plant)
bulwiasty aj bulb-shaped
bulwar mi boulevard, avenue, embankment
bulwarowy aj of bulwar
bulwersowaç -suj´ impf, pf zbulwersowaç agitate, perturb, shock
buΠawa f truncheon, staff
BuΠgaria f Bulgaria
BuΠgar mp Bulgarian
BuΠgarka. -rek fem of Bulgar
buΠgarski aj Bulgarian. av po ~sku in Bulgarian
buΠka -Πek f roll, bun
buΠeczka -czek f dim of buΠka
bumelant mp pej lay-about, loafer
bumerang mi boomerang
bunkier -kru or -kra mi bunker
bunt mi mutiny, rebellion, revolt, sedition
buntowaç si´ -tuj´ -tujesz impf rebel przeciwko+D against)
buntowniczy aj rebellious, seditious
buntownik mp rebel
buƒczuk mi -a Turkish horse-tail standard
buƒczuczny aj swaggering
bura f rebuke
buraczany see burak
burak mi -a beet. ~ cukrowy sugar-beet
buraczany or burakowy aj of burak
burczeç -czy us 3p impf, pf burknàç -nie grumble, grunt, growl (of stomach)
burda f brawl
burdel mi Gpl -i or -ów brothel, fig colloq foul-up, mess
burgrabia mp decl like s´dzia burgrave
burgund mi Burgundy wine. as aj burgundy color
burka -rek f hhoded greatcoat
burkliwy aj gruff, churlish
burknàç see burczeç
burleska f burlesque
burmistrz mp mayor
burmistrzowski aj of burmistrz
burnus mi burnouse (long hooded garment)
bursztyn mi amber
bursztynowy am of bursztyn
burta f gunwale, board (of ship). lewa ~ port. prawa ~ starboard. za ~t´ overboard
bury aj (animal) mottled gray, dark grey with specks of brown. av buro
burza f storm
burzowy or burzliwy aj stormy, tempestuous, turbulen
burzowiec -wca storm drain
burzyç -rz´ -rzysz impf, pf wyburzyç destroy, demolish, knock down. ~ si´ seethe
bur˝yj mp pej petty capitalist
bur˝uazja f bourgeoisie
bur˝uazyjny aj bourgeois
busz mi (Australian) bush
buszowaç -szuj´ impf pillage, plunder, rummage
but mi -a shoe, boot
buta f pride, arrogance
butan mi butane
buteleczka -czek f dim of butelka
butelka -lek f bottle
butik mi boutique
butla f Gpl -i cannister
butny aj arrogant, vainglorious
butonierka -rek f buttonhole
butwieç -eje us 3p moulder, rot
buzdygan mi mace
buzia f colloq affec mouth, lips, face, kiss
buziak fac an colloq kiss
buzowaç -zuj´ impf flare
by cond conj (with endings of byç: bym byÊ byÊmy byÊcie) that, so that, in order that
bycie n being
byczek -czka dim of byk
byczy aj of byk bull's. excellent, fine
byç pres jestem jesteÊ jest jesteÊmy jesteÊcie sà, fut b´d´ b´dziesz impf be, be located, exist. byç mo˝e perhaps.
ma byç supposed to be. nie b´dzie, nie byΠo see nie ma
Bydgoszcz f town Bydgoszcz
Bydgoszczan(in) mp inhabitant of Bydgoszcz
Bydgoszczanka -nek fem of Bydgoszczanin
bygdoski aj of Bydgoszcz
bydlak ma =bydl´
bydl´ -´cia Npl -´ta Gpl -àt beast, animal, bullock, calf
bydl´cy aj of bydl´
bydΠo n sg only cattle
byk ma 1 bull. jak ~ big as life. 2 Taurus. 3 fig gaffe, grammatical error
bykowiec -wca mi leather whip
byle (with endings of byç: bylem byleÊ byleÊmy byleÊcie) conj as long as, just so that. ~ co any old thing. ~ jak
any old way. ~ jaki any old kind (sort)
bylica f mugwort
bylina f bylina (Russian epic song)
byΠy aj past, former, exbynajmniej
av by no means, not at all, in no way
bystroÊç f shrewdness, quick-wittedness
bystry f quick-witted, sharp, bright, shrewd, precocious
byt mi us sg existence, state
bytowaç -tuj´ -tujesz impf exist, sojourn
bytowy aj of byt
bywaç -am -asz impf freq of byç be, stay, frequent, visit, happen, occur
bywalec -lca- mp Npl -y frequent visitor
bywaΠy aj experienced
bzdura f nonsense, rubbish
bzik fac an craze. mieç ~ka be crazy, have a hang-up
bzikowaç -kuj´ -kujesz impf = mieç bzika
bzikowany aj crazy, nutty
bzowy aj of bez 1
bzyczeç -cz´ -czysz or bzykaç -am -asz impf, pf bzyknàç -n´ -niesz buzz (noise of bee)

 

 

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