Polish is NOT the most difficult language in the world. Deal with it.

Jagoda Ratajczak, kategoria: English readers are welcome, Z językiem
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THOSE OF YOU WHO DO NOT SPEAK POLISH AND HAVE SEEN THE PREPOSTEROUS MEME BELOW, ARE MORE THAN WELCOME TO READ THE FOLLOWING:)

[EN] My friend Tomasz who is running a highly-recommended website Blog Korepetytora, has recently posted this popular meme, together with a very apt comment. Suffice it to say that the words presented on the slide DO NOT correspond to the infinitive form of the verb „play” in Polish, which is what you probably know, provided you have some idea about Polish and English. However, since those of you who are reading this, probably don’t have any idea about Polish, I think that it might be quite educating to explain why the message of the meme is nothing but BS. In fact, what we have here is not even an infinitive form, but a lemma, i.e. a canonical form of a lexeme,the one that is used in dictionaries and which is a base form upon which you build other forms. The reason why there are significantly more such forms in Polish than in English is simply because Polish is a highly-inflected language and…English is not. Przeczytaj Całość »