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wolny m (comparative wolniejszy or bardziej wolny, superlative najwolniejszy or najbardziej wolny, adverb wolno)

  1. slow
  2. free, at liberty
    wolny człowiek, wolny kraj
  3. free (without) [+ od (genitive) = from something]
    Wolny od kłopotów.
  4. free, vacant
    Wolny czas, Wolny pokój.
  5. single, unmarried

Usage notesEdit

The comparative is wolniejszy for the "slow" sense, while for the "liberty" sense the comparative is bardziej wolny. Similarly, the corresponding adverb wolno is usually reserved for the "slow" sense, while the "freely" sense is expressed as w sposób wolny.

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Further readingEdit

  • wolny in Polish dictionaries at PWN