cjareck wrote:parsknąć - originally it is the thing that horses do with their nose. That also has a historical background (sorry, this is stronger than me ) - since in Poland there were a lot of noblemen, they were all using horses massively and probably that is why the word came into the use.
That will make parsknąć much easier to remember!
Today I went back and read through most of the stories in Nowe Przygody Mikołaja that I'd already read intensively. What a difference! The second time around I could read through them very easily so I enjoyed them much more. These are stories for children that seem to be written in a way to entertain adults.
1) What is kurczę blade? The definitions I was getting didn't make much sense so I think I'm missing something.
No i Ananiasz, który jest pupilkiem, nie byłby już najlepszy z całej klasy, dostałby za swoje i przestałby nas tak okropnie wkurzać, no bo co w końcu, kurczę blade.
2) Am I right to assume that dawać w nos is a punch in the nose?