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Loan words from Latin in Polish



Polish language, even though belongs to Slavic languages, it has a lot of words from Latin. Here are some examples. Notice that most of the words are also similar in English. It is interesting to discover how many English words come from Latin. When you realise it, Polish learning will be much easier.

 

Polish
Latin
English
edukacja
educatio
education
fortuna
fortuna
fortune
litera
littera
letter
dom
domus
house
aula
aula
court, hall
notariusz
notarius
notary
literatura
litteratura
literature
obserwacja
observatio
observation
obserwowańá
observo
to observe

 

 

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