See also: Żyła

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *žila

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʐɨ.wa/
  • (file)

NounEdit

żyła f (diminutive żyłka)

  1. (anatomy) vein
  2. core; wire; conductor; a single thread of conducting material in a cable
    Potrzebuję przewodu z przynajmniej sześcioma żyłami.
    I need a cable with at least six conductors.
  3. lode; vein of a mineral
  4. (colloquial) scrooge
  5. (colloquial) A person who demands too much from others.

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VerbEdit

żyła

  1. third-person singular feminine past of żyć

Further readingEdit

  • żyła in Polish dictionaries at PWN