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Łódź

Łódź

See also: łódź, Lodz, and Łodz

English

Alternative forms

Proper noun

Łódź

  1. Alternative form of Lodz

Polish

Etymology

Unknown. Possible etymologies include:

  • From the surname Łodzic.
  • From the given name Włodzisław.
  • From Old Polish łoza (willow tree).

Popular incorrect etymologies include:

  • From łódź (boat). This is incorrect, since the city does not lie near any navigable body of water.
  • From Łódka, a small river in the city. This is also incorrect, since the river was named after the city, not the other way around.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wuːt͡ɕ/

Proper noun

Łódź f

  1. A major city in Poland; Lodz.

Declension

Derived terms

  • łodzianin m, łodzianka f
  • adjective: łódzki

łódź

łódź

See also: Łódź, Lodz, and Łodz

Polish

Noun

łódź f (diminutive łódka, łódeczka)

  1. boat

Declension

Derived terms


Upper Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *oldi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [u̯ʊt͡ɕ]

Noun

łódź f

  1. boat

Declension