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18 Beautiful Polish Words That Will Make You Fall in Love With the Whole Language
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18 Beautiful Polish Words That Will Make You Fall in Love With the Whole Language

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VP Social
Updated: 10 May 2017
You may know Polish for its ‘hissing’ reputation, or you may not know it at all. The language is difficult to master, and even more difficult to pronounce correctly. Here are some unbelievably beautiful words to get you falling in love with Polish.

Dusza

Pronounce it like this: doo-sha.

Dusza-Soul © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Dusza-Soul | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Miłostka

Pronounce it like this: mee-wost-kah.

Milostka-Little Love © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Milostka-Little Love | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Sosna

Pronounce it like this: sos-nah

Sosna-Pine Tree © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Sosna-Pine Tree | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Lato

Pronounce it like this: la-to’h.

Lato-Summer © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Lato-Summer | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Onegdaj

Pronounce it like this: oh-nekh-dai.

Onegdaj-In the past © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Onegdaj-In the past | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Dom

Pronounce it as you see it.

Dom-Home © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Dom-Home | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Szept

Pronounce it like this: shept.

Szept-Whisper © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Szept-Whisper | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Galimatias

Pronounce it like this: gah-lee-mat-ee-as.

Galimatias-Disorder © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Galimatias-Disorder | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Harmider

Pronounce it like this: har-mee-dehr.

Harmider-Ruckus © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Harmider-Ruckus | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Sobota

Pronounce it like this: soh-boh-tah.

Sobota-Saturday © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Sobota-Saturday | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Poezja

Pronounce it like this: po-eh-sia.

Poezja-Poetry © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Poezja-Poetry | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Lekko

Pronounce it like this: lekh-koh.

Lekko-Light © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Lekko-Light | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Senna

Pronounce it like this: sen-nah.

Senna-Sleepy © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Senna-Sleepy | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Kołysanka

Pronounce it like this: koh-wih-san-kah.

Kolysanka-Lullaby © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Kolysanka-Lullaby | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Karmazyn

Pronounce it like this: kar-ma-zihn.

Karmazyn-Crimson © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Karmazyn-Crimson | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Kasztan

Pronounce it like this: kash-tahn.

Kasztan-Chestnut © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Kasztan-Chestnut | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Melancholia

Pronounce it like this: me-lan-kho-liah.

Melancholia-Melancholy © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Melancholia-Melancholy | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek

Cisza

Pronounce it like this: tsee-shah.

Cisza-Silence © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek
Cisza-Silence | © Culture Trip/Ewa Zubek