"Surprise!"

Translation:Niespodzianka!

March 23, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98

does the word "surpriz" exist in Polish?

March 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mihxal

no

March 23, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Emwue

As mihxal already pointed there is no such word in Polish, although some people use "surprise" sometimes, for stylistic reasons, but TBH many Poles really frown upon using "anglicyzmy" for words that already exist in Polish.

Nevertheless, even if the word would get way, way more popular, to the point it would "fully" enter Polish and therefore get Polish spelling, word "surpriz" would still not exist in Polish – we would render "surprise" in Polish orthography as "suprajs" or "suprajz". ;-)

March 23, 2016

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There is a word "siurpryza" http://sjp.pwn.pl/szukaj/siurpryza - but it is quite uncommon and rather treated as a joking one.

March 29, 2016
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