Episode 29: For Thank You Nothing Oneself One Does Not Buy!

Za dziękuje nic się nie kupuje!

English Phonemes: “zah j[ę]-KOO-yeh neets shyeh nyeh koo-POO-yeh”

Literal Translation: For thank you nothing oneself one does not buy.

Elegant Translation: One can’t buy oneself anything with ‘Thank You’.

English Equivalent: Talk is cheap.

za = for [the ninja preposition again]
dziękuje = Thank You [3rd person singular of verb form, AND the noun form]
nic = nothing
się = oneself [reflective word, as discussed]
nie = not, no
kupuje = he/she/it buys (or is buying)

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Julia Tutko