See also: gnąc

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *gъnàti (stem *žen-, whence the archaic present tense conjugation żonę, żeniesz...), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *gúntei, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰénti, from *gʷʰen- (to slay, strike).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡnat͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -at͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: gnać

VerbEdit

gnać impf

  1. (intransitive, literary) to speed, to scamper, to rush
    Synonyms: mknąć, pędzić
  2. (transitive) to drive, to chase (to impel or urge onward by force; to push forward)
    Synonym: pędzić

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Further readingEdit

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