"A cook is cooking soup."

Translation:Kucharz gotuje zupę.

December 24, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/ellewrobo

Why doesnt "to cook" have the same roots as cook (the person) or cooker/stove? Whats the difference?

December 24, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Jellei

A quick check says that "kucharz" and similar words came to Polish through Latin (coquus) - German (Koch) and Old Czech (kuchař).

"gotować", on the other hand, comes through Old Slavic *gotovati, "to make something ready". That's also why "przygotować" means "to prepare".

December 26, 2017
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