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"Chleb i olej"

Translation:Bread and oil

July 19, 2018

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

Is olej for olive oil engine oil, sun tan oil. Meaning is presumably from context, as in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jellei
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Hmm... Wiktionary says: If further unqualified in everyday speech, it means either cooking oil or motor oil. This word never applies to crude oil; the word ropa or the phrase ropa naftowa is used instead.

And my first thoughts were also cooking oil or motor oil.

Tanning oil rather uses the diminutive form "olejek".

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