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Declension of "tak"

Okay, so here are two examples:

"Brakuje nam tak zdolnego specjalisty."

"Praca w tak poważnej spółce jest dla mnie wielkim zaszczytem."

I was wondering why "tak" doesn't turn into "takiego" and "takiej" respectively in these sentences. Why doesn't it decline ? Is there a rule for this ?

Thanks for the answers :-)

October 8, 2016

2 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/mihxal

"Tak" is an adverb so it doesn't decline. "Taki/taka/takie" is an adjective so it declines.

https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tak#Etymology_5

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

October 8, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

So actually both versions, with the adverb and the adjective, would be correct here, and the adjective would decline exactly the way that you wrote.

October 8, 2016
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