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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *pālìti.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

palić impf ‎(perfective zapalić)

  1. to heat a dwelling by burning fuel
    Zimą palę drewnem.
    In the winter I heat with wood.
  2. to smoke (e.g. a cigarette)
    Palę od czasów liceum.
    I've smoked since high school.
  3. to sear, to burn, to cause a burning sensation
    Słońce pustyni paliło nas niemiłosiernie.
    The desert sun seared us mercilessly.
  4. (by extension) to have a hot, spicy taste
  5. (informal) of a motor vehicle: to burn, to consume fuel
    Ile pali na setkę?
    How much does it burn per 100 kilometers?

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