EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Polish gmina, from Middle High German gemeine, gemeinde. Doublet of mean, common, and commune.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈmiːnə/, /ˈɡmiːnə/

NounEdit

gmina (plural gminas)

  1. commune; municipality; township; the smallest administrative territorial division and the first level of regional government in Poland

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EtymologyEdit

Later 16th century, from German Gemeine, archaic variant of Gemeinde, from Middle High German gemeine (commune, community), from Old High German gimeinī, derived from Proto-Germanic *gamainiz (general, common), whence English mean (average, base, unkind). Through Proto-Indo-European eventually also related with English common, community.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡmʲi.na/
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NounEdit

gmina f

  1. commune; municipality; township; the first level of local government in Poland, below powiat and województwo
  2. kahal; organized Jewish religious community (usually disambiguated as gmina żydowska)

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: gmina
  • Ukrainian: ґміна (gmina)

Further readingEdit

  • gmina in Polish dictionaries at PWN