See also: polak, polák, Polák, and Pólak

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EtymologyEdit

From Polish Polak

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NounEdit

Polak m (plural Polaks)

  1. (slang) Polack (person of Polish descent)

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pȍľe (field) +‎ -ak[1][2][3]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.lak/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Polak m pers (feminine Polka)

  1. Pole

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Proper nounEdit

Polak m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

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Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

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Further readingEdit

  • Polak in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Polak in Polish dictionaries at PWN

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pole” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2021.
  2. ^ Kraitsir, C. V. (1837). The Poles in the United States of America: Preceded by the Earliest History of the Slavonians, and by the History of Poland. United States: Kiderlen and Stollmeyer, p. 64
  3. ^ Kalman, B., Virágos, Z., Kálmán, B. (1978). The world of names : a study in Hungarian onomatology. Hungary: Akadémiai Kiadó, p. 107