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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kopьcь (heap), from *kopъ (see *kopa) + *-ьcь, akin to *kopati (to dig), from Proto-Balto-Slavic *kop-, probably from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to strike, beat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kopiec m inan (diminutive kopczyk)

  1. tumulus, barrow (mound of earth over a grave)
  2. mound (artificial elevation of earth)
  3. hill, hillock (elevated location)
  4. (computing) heap

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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