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Christmas Polish vocabulary


Christmas Polish vocabulary

 

 


adwent = advent
anioł = angel
Betlejem = Bethlehem
świeczka = candle
wosk = wax
komin = chimney
Jezus Chrystus = Jesus Christ
chrześcijanin = Christian
chrześcijaństwo = Christianity
Boże Narodzenie = Christmas
ciasto bożonarodzeniowe = Christmas cake
kartka świąteczna = Christmas card
makowiec = poppy-seed cake
kutia traditional Christmas food (check Polish food for description)
Wigilia = Christmas Eve (24 December)
prezent bożonarodzeniowy = Christmas present
choinka = Christmas tree
bombka = glass bulb/crystal ball
babka = (special kind of cake)
Święty Mikołaj = Santa Claus
kominek = fireplace
złoto = gold
Bóg = God

szopka = Christmas creche, nativity scene, manger scene, crib
Józef =Joseph (the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus)
Trzej Królowie = magi (the wise men from the East who brought gifts for the baby Jesus)

 


żłób = manger (a trough for food for horses or cattle, used by Mary as a cradle or bed for Jesus)
jemioła = mistletoe (a parasitic plant with white berries, traditionally used as a Christmas decoration)
mirra = myrrh (a gum used for perfume or incense, one of the gifts that the three wise men gave to Jesus)
jasełka = nativity play (a play that people perform at Christmas based on the birth of Jesus)
nowy rok = new year
Sylwester = New Year's Eve (31 December)
renifer = reindeer
pasterz = shepherd
sanki = sleigh
kolęda = christmas carol

śnieg = snow
gwiazda = star
błyskotka, świecidełko = tinsel (a decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil, traditionally used at Christmas)
Wesołych Świąt = Merry Christmas!
Szczęśliwego Nowego Roku = Happy New Year!

This book is about Polish holiday traditions. What people do during Christmas, Easter and other holidays.

 

 

 

 

 



here are the most popular Polish Christmas carols:


Jezus Malusieńki - Edyta Górniak



Cicha Noc - Edyta Górniak



Lulajże Jezuniu - Anna Maria Jopek





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