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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tysǫti, *tysęti, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *tuHsontis, from Proto-Indo-European *tuHsont-, *tuHsenti-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɨ.ɕɔnt͡s/
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NumeralEdit

tysiąc m inan (abbreviation tys.)

  1. thousand
  2. tysiąc (card game)

Usage notesEdit

The word tysiąc when used to mean ‘one thousand’ is a noun and not a numeral, although it does serve the function of one. It is accordingly used with other nouns in the genitive: tysiąc ludzi and not *tysiąc ludzie means ‘a thousand people’.

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Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • tysiąc in Polish dictionaries at PWN