Episode 53: What Can Be Heard?

Co słychać?

English Phonemes: “tsoh SWIH-hahch”

Literal Translation: What can be heard?

Elegant Translation: What’s up? 

English Equivalent: What’s up? How’s it going?


This is a slang phrase you can use in place of ‘Hey.’, ‘How are you?’, ‘How are things?’ or other greetings used with people you know. It is super Polish and very common.

Co = what
Słychać = is heard, can be heard [from the infinitive of ’słyszeć’, to hear]

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Julia Tutko