Polish language series: Rdz 50, śmierć Józefa

You have now reached the fiftieth and final chapter of the book of Genesis: Rdz 50. Throughout your Polish study of this book, you have encountered a great deal of vocabulary and grammar. Upon completion of this chapter, I encourage you to return periodically to the stories of the book of Genesis so that you might reread them with deeper understanding as your proficiency in … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 50, śmierć Józefa

Polish language series: Rdz 49, śmierć Jakuba

You will now work through the Polish text of Rdz 49, which is the forty-ninth and second-to-last chapter of the book of Genesis. From the subject lines: Jakub błogosławi swoich synów (Jacob blesses his sons) and śmierć i pogrzeb Jakuba (death and burial of Jacob). Jacob dies in this chapter, although his burial does not in fact occur until the next. Review: śmierć (f., death), … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 49, śmierć Jakuba

Polish language series: Rdz 48, Efraim i Manasses

You will now study the Polish text of Rdz 48, or the forty-eighth chapter of the book of Genesis, where you read about Ephraim and Manasseh, whose names in Polish are Efraim and Manasses. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 48 To read the Polish text of the Bible associated … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 48, Efraim i Manasses

Polish language series: Rdz 47, rządy Józefa w Egipcie

In this forty-seventh chapter of the book of Genesis, or Rdz 47, you will read through the Polish language about the following: rządy Józefa w Egipcie w latach głodu (the reign of Joseph in Egypt in the years of the famine), Jakub i synowie Józefa (Jacob and the sons of Joseph). The plural rządy can be understood as meaning reign; its singular form is the … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 47, rządy Józefa w Egipcie

Polish language series: Rdz 46, rodzina Jakuba w Egipcie

In this post, you will study the Polish text of Rdz 46, or the forty-sixth chapter of the book of Genesis, where the subject matter is: osiedlenie się rodziny Jakuba w Egipcie (settlement of Jacob’s family in Egypt). The perfective osiedlić się means to settle. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 46, rodzina Jakuba w Egipcie

Polish language series: Rdz 45, Józef daje się poznać braciom

You will now study the forty-fifth chapter of the book of Genesis through the Polish language; in Rdz 45, you will read about: Józef daje się poznać braciom (Joseph makes himself known to his brothers). Review: dawać się (impf., to give oneself), poznać (pf., to recognise, to know). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 45, Józef daje się poznać braciom

Polish language series: Rdz 44, srebrny puchar

In Rdz 44, or the forty-fourth chapter of the book of Genesis in Polish version, you will read about the following: Józef poddaje braci ostatniej próbie (Joseph puts his brothers to the last test). Learn or review: poddawać (impf., to put, to surrender), ostatni (last, final), próba (f., test, trial). If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 44, srebrny puchar

Polish language series: Rdz 43, Józef ucztuje z braćmi

You will now study the Polish text of Rdz 43, or the forty-third chapter of the book of Genesis. In this chapter, Joseph feasts with his brothers: Józef ucztuje z braćmi. The imperfective verb ucztować means to feast. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 43 To read the Polish text … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 43, Józef ucztuje z braćmi

Polish language series: Rdz 42, przybycie braci Józefa

You will study the Polish text of Rdz 42; in this forty-second chapter of the book of Genesis, you will read about: przybycie braci Józefa do Egiptu (arrival of Joseph’s brothers in Egypt). The neuter noun przybycie means arrival. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of the Polish language here. Read Rdz 42 To read the Polish … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 42, przybycie braci Józefa

Polish language series: Rdz 41, wywyższenie Józefa

This post brings you to the forty-first chapter of the book of Genesis. This is a long chapter, in which you will continue to make much progress in your understanding of Polish. The subject of this chapter is: wywyższenie Józefa (exaltation of Joseph); wywyższenie is a neuter noun meaning exaltation. If you are arriving on this site for the first time, begin your study of … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 41, wywyższenie Józefa