zgubić

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From z- +‎ gubić.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈzɡu.bʲit͡ɕ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: zgu‧bić
  • Rhymes: -ubʲit͡ɕ

VerbEdit

zgubić pf (imperfective gubić)

  1. (transitive) to lose, to misplace
    Zgubiłam klucze do mieszkania.I've lost the keys to my house.
  2. (transitive) to doom, to ruin
    Miał duże szanse na wygraną, ale zgubiła go pycha.He had a good chance of victory, but his pride doomed him.
  3. (reflexive) to lose one's way, to get lost
  4. (reflexive) to go walkabout, to go missing

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Further readingEdit

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