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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /naˈzɨ.vat͡ɕ/
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VerbEdit

nazywać impf (perfective nazwać)

  1. (transitive) to call, name [+instrumental or nominative = the name]
  2. (reflexive) to be called
    Nazywam się James. I'm called James (I call myself James).

Usage notesEdit

The grammatical object (the name) is usually in nominative case for proper names, while in instrumental for titles and common nouns; this roughly corresponds to the distinction between definite and indefinite articles in English.

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