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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *čьstь (honour), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kʷit-tis. Cognate with Sanskrit चित्ति (citti, thinking, understanding) and Avestan 𐬗𐬌𐬯𐬙𐬌-(cisti-, consciousness). Compare Czech čest, Ukrainian and Russian честь (čestʹ), Serbo-Croatian and Slovene čast, Belarusian чэсць (čescʹ), Slovak česť, Bulgarian чест (čest).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʂɛɕt͡ɕ/
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InterjectionEdit

cześć

  1. (informal) hi; hello
    Cześć, chcesz coś zjeść?
    Hi, do you want to eat something?
  2. (informal) bye

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

cześć f

  1. reverence, honour

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cześć in Polish dictionaries at PWN