kołatać

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *kolatati.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔˈwa.tat͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -atat͡ɕ
  • Syllabification: ko‧ła‧tać

VerbEdit

kołatać impf (perfective zakołatać)

  1. (intransitive, literary) to knock (produce a knocking sound) [+ do (genitive) = on something]
  2. (intransitive, transitive) to rattle [+instrumental]
  3. (intransitive, literary) to strive, to press [+ o (accusative) = for something]
  4. (intransitive, reflexive, literary, of feelings or thoughts) to fleet, to appear, to flutter
  5. (reflexive) to wander, to potter about
  6. (reflexive) to trudge, to traipse
    Synonym: telepać się

ConjugationEdit

Standard conjugation:

Literary conjugation:

Colloquial conjugation:

Derived termsEdit

noun

Further readingEdit

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