See also: brac, BRAC, brač, Brač, and braç

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brat͡ɕ/
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  • Rhymes: -at͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: brać

Etymology 1Edit

From bracia.

NounEdit

brać f

  1. (collective, dated) company; band (group of people associating with each other)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *bьràti (stem *ber-), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *bírāˀtei, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéreti, from the root *bʰer- (to bear, carry), whence English bear.

VerbEdit

brać impf (perfective wziąć)

  1. (transitive) to take (to grab with the hands)
    Synonym: chwytać
  2. (transitive) to take (to take someone or something somewhere with oneself)
    Synonym: zabierać
  3. (transitive) to take (into one's possession)
  4. (transitive) to get (buy or rent into one's possession)
  5. (transitive) to take (by force)
  6. (transitive) to take (advantage of)
    Synonym: korzystać
  7. (transitive) to get (as payment)
  8. (transitive) to take on (a responsibility)
  9. (transitive) to take (medicine)
    Synonyms: przyjmować, zażywać
  10. (transitive) to beat (be better than)
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:bić
  11. (transitive) to put on (clothes)
    Synonym: zakładać
  12. (transitive, colloquial) to interest
    Synonyms: ciekawić, interesować
  13. (transitive, colloquial, of a disease) to take (attack someone)
  14. (transitive, colloquial, of an emotion) to take hold (control someone)
  15. (transitive) to take after (someone's traits)
  16. (transitive, slang) to take; to have sex
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:uprawiać seks
  17. (transitive, fishing) to bite; to take the bait
  18. (transitive) used as a weak verb in collocations
    brać ślubto get married
  19. (reflexive) to start an activity
    Bierz się do roboty!Get to work!
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit
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Further readingEdit

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