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by kashunette
Mon Nov 20, 2023 9:57 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Beware False Cognates
Replies: 78
Views: 54755
Poland

Re: Beware False Cognates

LICA98 wrote: Mon Nov 20, 2023 9:20 am

another funny one: Beata is a common name in Poland but in Romanian it means drunk :lol:

Some more which always make laugh people who has no idea about Romanian:
ro: după - after, pl: dupa - an ass
ro: a pierde - to lose, pl: pierdzieć - to fart

by kashunette
Sun Nov 19, 2023 8:34 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: Beware False Cognates
Replies: 78
Views: 54755
Poland

Re: Beware False Cognates

I think false cognates between Polish and Romanian are one of the reasons I like learning the latter so much. Here are some of them: in Romanian ceașcă means a cup, while in Polish czaszka is a skull (so I always imagine someone drinking tea from a skull 🙈) Romanian ceas means a clock or a watch, in...
by kashunette
Fri Nov 17, 2023 7:11 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: ♫ Music is good for everything ♫
Replies: 389
Views: 2221957
Poland

Re: ♫ Music is good for everything ♫

Some of young generation Polish music for you

by kashunette
Fri Nov 17, 2023 6:52 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: What is the story behind your username?
Replies: 122
Views: 32229
Poland

Re: What is the story behind your username?

Welcome to the duome forums! My vote would go for the inclusion of the "u" :) Thank you! I am not sure, I already got attached to the current version :D I wouldn't even say that I'm actively learning Polish at the moment. I started Duolingo Polish in 2019 when there were still sentence di...
by kashunette
Fri Nov 17, 2023 7:58 am
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: What is the story behind your username?
Replies: 122
Views: 32229
Poland

Re: What is the story behind your username?

You're lucky. You've "chosen" the easiest way to learn this (for me) so difficult language. I guess you can put it this way :D How long you've been learning Polish? What's the most difficult for you? So you know French and English and? besides your native Polish? I have some basics in Ger...
by kashunette
Fri Nov 17, 2023 7:22 am
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: What is the story behind your username?
Replies: 122
Views: 32229
Poland

Re: What is the story behind your username?

MoniqueMaRie wrote: Fri Nov 17, 2023 5:30 am

Hi @kashunette
If you recognise the Polish vocative immediately, you must be very advanced with Polish? Where did you learn it?

Hello @MoniqueMaRie
Oh, I am Polish, it's my mother tongue ;)

by kashunette
Thu Nov 16, 2023 8:53 pm
Forum: Random Thoughts
Topic: What is the story behind your username?
Replies: 122
Views: 32229
Poland

Re: What is the story behind your username?

Hi guys, I am new to the forum and just discovered this fun thread :) So my story is that when I was working in a cafe in the south of France, my colleagues had a hard time correctly pronouncing my name (Kasia), mostly because of the soft /ɕ/ sound in the middle. Then, one of them (a lady almost 30 ...

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