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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *perunъ (thunderbolt), from Proto-Indo-European *perkunos (the thunder god), from *perkʷ- (oak-tree). Also the name of the god of thunder in Slavic mythology. Cognate with Latvian pērkons.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpʲɔ.run/
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NounEdit

piorun m inan

  1. lightning

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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