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Preposition 'o' - Acc or Loc

Hi,

I'm struggling somewhat with the preposition o. From what I understand, it commands either the accusative or the locative case, but I have a hard time figuring out when to use which case. Can anybody help me out on this one?

Thanks!

T.

January 9, 2016

4 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/tadjanow

This wikitionary entry explains it quite clearly:

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/o#Polish

January 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anna_Elsa_J.

Well, I'll try to explain you. It also depends from th verb: Accusative case (biernik) - whom? what? ("help word" widzę - I see) For example: I run out of examples :/ Where did you see/hear it? Locative case (miejscownik) - (about) who? (about) what? ("help word" rozmawiam - I talk [about]) For example: Rozmawiam o króliku - I talko about [a/the] rabbit/bunny. - I know I'm bunny crazy XD

January 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/immery

Anna_Elsa the help verbs are for Poles to understand cases. Other people usually don't know what walk with has in common with write. Or whose with is not here .

January 9, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Anna_Elsa_J.

Okay, sorry for that :/

January 10, 2016
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