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"Niespodzianka!"

Translation:Surprise!

March 4, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kulink

How does this break down? What is spodzianka?

March 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mihxal

Nothing. "Spodziewać się" means "expect". Also "spodziewany" = "expected" so "niespoodzianka" = "something not expected".

March 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/chce_polski

It always amazes me how Polish has these instances of huge multi syllabic words for much shorter ones in other languages.

Blue...bleu...blau...niebieski for example

September 5, 2019
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