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EtymologyEdit

From Old Polish ociec (genitive oćca > Modern ojca), from Proto-Slavic *otьcь, from Proto-Indo-European *átta. The additional j in the nominative is by analogy with the oblique stem.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔj.t͡ɕɛt͡s/
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NounEdit

ojciec m pers (abbreviation o.)

  1. father, male parent
  2. (figuratively) father, originator
  3. Father (honorific used for Catholic priests)

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Further readingEdit

  • ojciec in Polish dictionaries at PWN