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The difference between 'Ludzie' and 'Ludzmi'

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I've been learning Polish, and I noticed 2 words coming up for 'people' in Polish. 'Ludzmi' and 'Ludzie'. What are the difference between the two words? I can't seem to find out anywhere, is it because one is masculine and one is feminine? Thanks!

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Ludzie is the nominative and ludźmi is the instrumental form. Check out the declension table here. This noun is masculine and only has the plural form. Singular man/human would be człowiek, which does not have a plural form — plural for men/people is ludzie.

Also keep in mind that it's very important to pay attention to those diacritics (ź not z, ą not a, ć not c). It's really easy to underestimate the importance of using them.

1 year ago

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Thank you!

1 year ago