Old Polish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bъrkàti. First attested in the 15th century.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (10th–15th CE) /ba(ː)rkat͡ɕ/
  • IPA(key): (15th CE) /barkat͡ɕ/, /bɒrkat͡ɕ/

Verb

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barkać impf

  1. (attested in Lesser Poland) to frolic, to rollick
    • 1968 [15th century], Roman Laskowski, Józef Reczek, editors, Glosy polskie rękopisu Sermones de tempore et de sanctis nr. XV 32 Biblioteki OO. Dominikanów w Krakowie z drugiej połowy XV wieku[1], Sandomierz: Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich, page 89:
      Iterum de locusta scribit idem poeta Ovidius: Llocusta tempore estivo non laborat, sed a rubo ad rubum saltus facit concinendo barką
      [Iterum de locusta scribit idem poeta Ovidius: Llocusta tempore estivo non laborat, sed a rubo ad rubum saltus facit concinendo barka]

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