Episode 31: What Over Much This Not Healthy!

Co za dużo to nie zdrowo!

English Phonemes: “tsoh zah DOO-[ż]oh toh nyeh ZDROH-voh”

Literal Translation: What over much this not healthy. 
Elegant Translation: What is too much isn’t healthy. 
English Equivalent: There can be too much of a good thing. 

A phrase that I heard many times during my childhood! Sage wisdom indeed. Moderation is key. There really is such a thing as "too much" of anything. So if you see your Polish-speaking friend/family member maybe taking on too much of something, remind them to slow down with this phrase!

co = what
za = over, beyond [remember this is the ninja preposition, with tons of meanings depending on context]
dużo = a lot, much, many
to = this, then [rarely]
nie = not, no
zdrowo = healthy

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Julia Tutko