Polish language series: Rdz 5, potomkowie Adama

In Rdz 5, you will read about potomkowie Adama (the descendants of Adam). In this fifth chapter of the book of Genesis, you will encounter many numbers in Polish. They have all been listed below in the notes, in both digits and words. You can study Polish cardinal numbers more fully here. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 5, potomkowie Adama

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

Polish language series: Rdz 3, upadek pierwszych ludzi

In Rdz 3, or the third chapter of the book of Genesis, you will read about upadek pierwszych ludzi (the fall of the first people), where the first man and woman fall into a state of guilty disobedience before God. The masculine Polish noun upadek is used to refer to the fall (of man). You will recall that pierwszy means first. The masculine plural ludzie … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 3, upadek pierwszych ludzi

Polish language series: Rdz 2, stworzenie człowieka

In your study of the Polish language, this post brings you to chapter two of the book of Genesis. As your source text, you will use the Biblia Tysiąclecia. You can read this Bible entirely online. The subject matter of Rdz 2 is stworzenie człowieka (creation of man) and pierwotny stan szczęścia (original state of happiness). If you are arriving on this site for the … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 2, stworzenie człowieka

Polish language series: Rdz 1, na początku

Na początku This post begins your study of the Polish language using, as your source text, the Biblia Tysiąclecia. You can read this Bible entirely online. In this first post, you will study the Księga Rodzaju (book of Genesis), rozdział 1 (chapter 1). You will hear rozdział 1 read aloud as rozdział pierwszy (literally, chapter first) in the recordings. The Polish abbreviation for the book … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 1, na początku