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EtymologyEdit

Boleslav +‎ -ek

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bolek m

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Boleslav.

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔ.lɛk/
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Proper nounEdit

Bolek m pers

  1. A diminutive of the male given name Bolesław
  2. (politics, derogatory) Lech Wałęsa

Usage notesEdit

Sense #2 is derived from Wałęsa's codename as a supposed informant of the communist secret police.

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