PolishEdit

Polish numbers (edit)
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    Cardinal: cztery
    Ordinal: czwarty
    Collective: czworo

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʂfɔ.rɔ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔrɔ
  • Syllabification: czwo‧ro

NumeralEdit

czworo

  1. (collective) four

Usage notesEdit

  • Collective numbers are used before nouns denoting people of mixed sex, personal and animate neuter nouns (of which there are few), and non-masculine personal pluralia tantum. They are used with nouns in the genitive in nominative, accusative, instrumental, and vocative position.
czworo studentówfour students (at least one male and one female)
czworo zwierzątfour animals
czworo drzwifour doors

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

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