Polish language series: Rdz 4, Kain i Abel

In this post, you will study the Polish text of the fourth chapter of the book of Genesis. Rdz 4 describes Cain’s killing of his brother Abel, as well as potomkowie Kaina (the descendants of Cain) and Set i jego potomstwo (Seth and his offspring). Potomkowie is the plural of the masculine noun potomek, meaning descendant. As for the neuter noun potomstwo (offspring, progeny), you … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 4, Kain i Abel

Friulian language series: Esodo 3, il baraçâr che al art

You will now study the Friulian text of Esodo 3, or the third chapter of the book of Exodus, where the subjects are il baraçâr che al art (the burning bush; literally, the bush that burns, from the verb ardi, meaning to burn), la mission di Mosè (the mission of Moses), la rivelazion dal Non di Diu (the revelation of the Name of God). If … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 3, il baraçâr che al art

Polish language series: declension of possessive pronouns

Two declensions are possible for certain possessive pronouns below: the forms in grey are variants that you will often find in your reading of the Biblia Tysiąclecia. Contents: 1. Declension of mój 2. Declension of twój 3. Declension of swój 4. Declension of nasz 5. Declension of wasz Abbreviations: acc., accusative; anim., animate; dat., dative; f., feminine; gen., genitive; inan., inanimate; instr., instrumental; loc., locative; … Continue reading Polish language series: declension of possessive pronouns

Friulian language series: Esodo 2, al nas Mosè

In this post, you will study the Friulian text of Esodo 2, or the second chapter of the book of Exodus, where the subjects are al nas Mosè (Moses is born), Mosè al scjampe in Madian (Moses flees to Midian), clamade di Mosè (call of Moses). There is a considerable amount of new Friulian vocabulary to learn in this chapter. As for vocabulary that you … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 2, al nas Mosè