See also: zly and zlý

Lower SorbianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive). The comparative is from Proto-Slavic *gořьjь.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

zły (comparative góršy, superlative nejgóršy)

  1. bad (not good)
  2. evil

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “zły”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “zły”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zwɨ/
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  • Rhymes:
  • Syllabification: zły

AdjectiveEdit

zły (comparative gorszy, superlative najgorszy, adverb źle)

  1. bad (not good)
    Synonym: niedobry
    Antonym: dobry
  2. incorrect
  3. evil
    Wiedźma jest zła i musi zostać ukarana.The witch is evil and must be punished.

AdjectiveEdit

zły (comparative bardziej zły, superlative najbardziej zły, adverb źle)

  1. angry, mad (displaying or feeling anger)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

nouns
phrase
verbs

See alsoEdit

Thesaurus:zły

Further readingEdit

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

Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *zъlъ, from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źulas, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

AdjectiveEdit

zły

  1. bad (not good)
  2. evil

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit