Old Polish edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Proto-Slavic *sь.

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

  1. Attached to pronouns with an undefinite meaning; some-

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Polish:
  • Silesian:

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Syllabification: ś

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Old Polish , from Proto-Slavic *si. Cognate with Kashubian -s, Slovincian .

Particle edit

  1. Appended to relative/interrogative pronouns to form indefinite pronouns; some-
Derived terms edit

See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Suffix edit

(feminine -sia)

  1. used to form nicknames
    Jan + ‎ → ‎Jaś
    Krzysztof + ‎ → ‎Krzyś
    Adam + ‎ → ‎Adaś

Etymology 3 edit

Derived from Old Polish jeś, from Proto-Slavic *esi.

Suffix edit

  1. Second-person singular verb suffix.
Usage notes edit
  • In colloquial usage, this suffix may be detached from the verb (leaving the verb in a third-person form), and instead attached to an adverbial, predicative or other word. The verb may be even omitted altogether; in that case, it is implied to be być (to be).
See also edit

Silesian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Old Polish .

Suffix edit

  1. Attatched to pronouns with an undefinite meaning; some-

Derived terms edit