Polish clothes endings

Hello all,

Needing clarification over here with clothing words.

How do you know if 'bluza' or 'bluzę' is the correct form?

One is accusative and the other nominative right?

But how do you tell which one to use? What ending letter to have?

Thank you in advance,

Geoffrey Knight

2 weeks ago


If the nominative case ends with „a” (bluza, woda, pogoda), the accusative case usually end with „ę” (bluzę, wodę, pogodę).

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The nominative form (bluza) is used if it is the subject of the verb - if it is 'doing' the verb.

Bluza jest niebieska. Bluza jest moja.

The accusative form bluzę) is used if it is the object* of the verb - if it's the one affected by the verb.

(Ja) Widzę bluzę. (Ja) Noszę bluzę.

Note that all feminine nouns ending in -a follow the pattern of ending in -ę in the accusative.

2 weeks ago

Szacunek dla wszystkich którzy uczą się polskiego ;)

2 weeks ago

Ja też mam mega podziw dla tych którzy uczą się polskiego. Prawie sobie tego nie wyobrażam jak się można nauczyć polskiego. Toż to horror dla super ambitnych. Szacun.

2 weeks ago

Bluza is nominative (subject). Bluzę is accusative (direct object). By the way, these endings are for all feminine nouns ending in -a, not just clothes.

2 weeks ago

If you know that "bluza" is nominative and "bluzę" is accusative it's great! but the key to use the correct form of a noun in a sentence is the answer: what is the right form of a noun followed by verb? It depends on the verb you use. Each verb requires exact form of a noun. This is the point. For example: "założyć" (to put on) requires accusative ("bluzę") while "przyglądać się" (to look at) requires dative form (means: bluzie). Yes Geoffrey.. it seems like horror. I think it is in fact. Thanks God there is not so in English or Spanish! Thanks God! :)

2 weeks ago
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