Polish language series: Rdz 23, śmierć i pogrzeb Sary

In this post, you will study the Polish text of the twenty-third chapter of the book of Genesis. The subject matter of Rdz 23 is śmierć i pogrzeb Sary (death and burial of Sarah). Understand: śmierć (f., death), pogrzeb (m., burial). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 23, śmierć i pogrzeb Sary

Friulian language series: Esodo 15, cjant di vitorie

In your study of the Friulian language, you have now reached Esodo 15, or the fifteenth chapter of the book of Exodus, where the subjects are il cjant di vitorie (victory hymn) and la marce pal desert (march into the desert). You will learn much new Friulian vocabulary in this chapter. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 15, cjant di vitorie

Friulian language series: Esodo 14, Mosè al divît il mâr

In Esodo 14, or the fourteenth chapter of the book of Exodus, you will continue to read the Friulian text as it relates to the Israelites’ departure from Egypt. It is in this chapter that, commanded by God, Moses divides the sea (Mosè al divît il mâr) in order to let the Israelites pass. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 14, Mosè al divît il mâr

Friulian language series: Esodo 13, i primarûi

You will now study the Friulian language as it relates to Esodo 13. The subjects of this thirteenth chapter of the book of Exodus are: i primarûi (firstborns), il pan cence levan (unleavened bread), Israel al partìs, seconde conte (Israel departs, second narration). In the notes for verse 8 below, you will take a look at Friulian bicompound tenses: timps bicomponûts. For example, you will … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 13, i primarûi

Polish language series: Rdz 22, ofiara Izaaka

In Rdz 22, the twenty-second chapter of the book of Genesis, Abraham is called upon by God to sacrifice his son Isaac. The feminine noun ofiara is the Polish for offering, sacrifice. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, you will use the Biblia Tysiąclecia as … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 22, ofiara Izaaka

Polish language series: Rdz 21, narodziny Izaaka

In Rdz 21, or the twenty-first chapter of the book of Genesis, you will study the Polish text as it relates to the following subject matter: narodziny Izaaka, oddalenie Izmaela (birth of Isaac, dismissal of Ishmael) and przymierze Abrahama z Abimelekiem (Abraham’s covenant with Abimelech). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 21, narodziny Izaaka

Polish language series: Rdz 20, Abraham w Gerarze

In your study of the Polish language through the book of Genesis, you have now reached Rdz 20. In this twentieth chapter, the subject is Abraham w Gerarze (Abraham in Gerar). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here (Rdz 1). In your study of Polish, you will use the Biblia Tysiąclecia as your source … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 20, Abraham w Gerarze

Friulian language series: Esodo 12, la pasche

Esodo 12, or the Friulian version of the twelfth chapter of the book of Exodus, is relatively long. In addition to continuing to read about the tenth plague of Egypt, which is la muart dai prins nassûts (death of firstborns), you will also meet other subject matter, including: la pasche (the Passover), la fieste dal pan cence levan (the Feast of Unleavened Bread) and lis … Continue reading Friulian language series: Esodo 12, la pasche

Polish language series: Rdz 19, zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory

In this post, you will study the Polish text of Rdz 19, or the nineteenth chapter of the book of Genesis, where the subject matter is zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory (destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah) and występek córek Lota (crime of Lot’s daughters). You may wish to review the following Polish vocabulary: zniszczenie (n., destruction), występek (m., offence, crime), córka (f., daughter). If you are … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 19, zniszczenie Sodomy i Gomory

Polish language series: Rdz 18, Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama

In the eighteenth chapter of the book of Genesis, or Rdz 18, you will study the Polish text as it relates to the following subject matter: Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama (God visits Abraham). The feminine noun gościna means visit. W gościnie (locative) can be understood literally as in visit, whereas u Abrahama (genitive) translates literally as at Abraham. If you are arriving on this … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 18, Bóg w gościnie u Abrahama