Polish language series: Rdz 8, przymierze Boga z Noem

In the Polish text of Rdz 8, or the eighth chapter of the book of Genesis, you continue to read about the flood. You will recall from previous readings that the Polish for flood is the masculine noun potop. In this chapter, you will also begin reading about przymierze Boga z Noem (God’s covenant with Noah). If you are arriving on this site for the … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 8, przymierze Boga z Noem

Polish language series: how to count (ordinal numbers)

Polish ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.) are listed below, in masculine form. See also: Polish cardinal numbers (one, two, three, etc.). 1. pierwszy (first) 2. drugi (second) 3. trzeci (third) 4. czwarty (fourth) 5. piąty (fifth…) 6. szósty 7. siódmy 8. ósmy 9. dziewiąty 10. dziesiąty 11. jedenasty 12. dwunasty 13. trzynasty 14. czternasty 15. piętnasty 16. szesnasty 17. siedemnasty 18. osiemnasty 19. dziewiętnasty … Continue reading Polish language series: how to count (ordinal numbers)

Polish language series: Rdz 6, zapowiedź potopu

In this post, you will study the Polish text of the sixth chapter of the book of Genesis. The subject matter of Rdz 6 includes: zepsucie moralne ludzkości (moral corruption of mankind), Boże postanowienie zagłady (divine decision of annihilation; that is, God’s decision to annihilate), zapowiedź potopu (announcement of the flood). Learn the following Polish vocabulary from the subject matter listed above: zepsucie (n., depravation, … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 6, zapowiedź potopu

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. You may also wish to study Polish ordinal numbers. If you are arriving … Continue reading Polish language series: Rdz 5, potomkowie Adama

Polish language series: how to count (cardinal numbers)

Polish cardinal numbers (one, two, three, etc.) are listed below. See also: Polish ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.). 0 zero (zero) 1 jeden (one) 2 dwa (two) 3 trzy (three) 4 cztery (four) 5 pięć (five…) 6 sześć 7 siedem 8 osiem 9 dziewięć 10 dziesięć 11 jedenaście 12 dwanaście 13 trzynaście 14 czternaście 15 piętnaście 16 szesnaście 17 siedemnaście 18 osiemnaście 19 dziewiętnaście … Continue reading Polish language series: how to count (cardinal numbers)

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: declension of possessive pronouns

Two declensions are possible for certain possessive pronouns below: the forms in grey are older 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., … Continue reading Polish language series: declension of possessive pronouns

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