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 Learn Polish verbs
 
Grammar Tips:



Present Tense.

In Polish language verbs get the following suffix to build the present tense:
ja -ę, ty -sz, on (ona, ono) without suffixes: my -my, wy -cie, oni (one) -ą,

Illustration:

ja lubię (I like),
ty lubisz,
on (ona, ono) lubi,
my lubimy,
wy lubicie,
oni (one) lubią.

These endings will guide you a lot, because with them you can conjugate most of Polish verbs into present tense, you only need the steam of verb.

For instance: (lubić: to like) is (lubi-).


Past Tense

In Polish language as well as in English the simple past tense ( or imperfect) is used to explain past activities. The suffixes for the past tense are:
ja: -em, ty: -eś, on: without finishing: ona: -a, ono: -o, my: -iśmy, wy: -iście, oni: -i, one: -y.

Illustration :

ja grałem (I played),
ty grałeś,
on grał,
ona grała,
ono grało,
my graliśmy,
wy graliście,
oni grali,
one grały.


Future Tense

To sort the future tense in Polish language it’s very simple, just use the whole infinitive verb plus the verb “być” (to be) in appropriate type .

Illustration:

Ja będę jechać (I will go),
ty będziesz jechać,
on (ona, ono) będzie jechać,
my będziemy jechać,
wy będziecie jechać,
oni (one) będą jechać.

This shows that you do not have to concern about the stem of the verb, just take it as an infinitive and add the auxiliary verb.

 Some examples:
I speak        Mówię
I will speak   
Będę mówił
I spoke
Rozmawiałem

I love  
Kocham    
I will love   
 będę kochał
I loved
Kochałem

I take  
Biorę    
I will take   
będę brał
I took
Wziąłem