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INTRODUCTION
John: Expressions Used for Children
John: Hi everyone, and welcome back to PolishPod101.com. I'm John.
Marzena: And I'm Marzena!
John: This is Must-Know Polish Slang Words and Phrases, Season 1, Lesson 17. In this lesson, you'll learn expressions used for children.
John: These expressions will help you to communicate with Polish toddlers.
SLANG EXPRESSIONS
John: The expressions you will be learning in this lesson are...
Marzena: papu
Marzena: lulu
Marzena: ała
Marzena: siusiu
John: Marzena, what's our first expression?
Marzena: papu
John: It’s a form of baby talk and it doesn't have a literal meaning, but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "food."
Marzena: [SLOW] papu [NORMAL] papu
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Marzena: papu
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to refer to food in a childlike way.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Marzena: [NORMAL] No, teraz będzie papu. [SLOW] No, teraz będzie papu.
John: "Well, now you will get food."
Marzena: [NORMAL] No, teraz będzie papu.
John: Okay, what's the next expression?
Marzena: lulu
John: It’s a form of baby talk and it doesn't have a literal meaning, but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "sleep."
Marzena: [SLOW] lulu [NORMAL] lulu
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Marzena: lulu
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to refer to sleep in a childlike way.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Marzena: [NORMAL] Już idziemy lulu. [SLOW] Już idziemy lulu.
John: "Okay, we go to bed."
Marzena: [NORMAL] Już idziemy lulu.
John: Okay, what's our next expression?
Marzena: ała
John: It’s a form of baby talk and doesn't have a literal meaning, but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "ouch."
Marzena: [SLOW] ała [NORMAL] ała
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Marzena: ała
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want refer to pain or an injury in a childlike way.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Marzena: [NORMAL] Co to za ała? [SLOW] Co to za ała?
John: "Oh, what an injury you have."
Marzena: [NORMAL] Co to za ała?
John: Okay, what's the last expression?
Marzena: siusiu
John: It’s a form of baby talk and it doesn't have a literal meaning, but when it's used as a slang expression, it means "pee."
Marzena: [SLOW] siusiu [NORMAL] siusiu
John: Listeners, please repeat.
Marzena: siusiu
[pause - 5 sec.]
John: Use this expression when you want to refer to urinating in a childlike way.
John: Now, let's hear an example sentence.
Marzena: [NORMAL] Idziemy siusiu? [SLOW] Idziemy siusiu?
John: "Are we going to pee?"
Marzena: [NORMAL] Idziemy siusiu?
QUIZ
John: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the expressions you just learned? I'll describe four situations, and you choose the right expression to use in your reply. Are you ready?
John:You want to put a baby to sleep. How would you tell him that?
[pause - 5 sec.]
Marzena: lulu
John: "sleep"
John: You want to feed a baby. How would you tell him that?
[pause - 5 sec.]
Marzena: papu
John: "food"
John: A little kid says he wants to pee.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Marzena: siusiu
John: "pee"
John: A little kid says he has hurt himself.
[pause - 5 sec.]
Marzena: ała
John: "ouch"

Outro

John: There you have it; you have mastered four Polish Slang Expressions! We have more vocab lists available at PolishPod101.com so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, and see you next time!
Marzena: Cześć.

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Hi Listeners! Do you know any other related slang expression? Post them in the comments.