Today is my birthday.

Discussion in 'Polski (Polish)' started by Encolpius, Apr 14, 2014.

  1. Encolpius

    Encolpius Senior Member

    Praha (Prague)
    magyar (Hungarian)
    Hello, is it possible to say "Dziś mam urodziny" i.e. using the verb mieć just like Germans, Hungarians or Czechs use? Thanks.
  2. wolfbm1

    wolfbm1 Senior Member

    I could say "Dziś mam urodziny".

    I could also say "Dziś są moje urodziny" or "Dzisiaj są moje urodziny".
  3. Thomas1

    Thomas1 Senior Member

    polszczyzna warszawska
    For what it's worth, I think I might be more likely to say "Mam dziś urodziny." in a neutral context.
  4. Encolpius

    Encolpius Senior Member

    Praha (Prague)
    magyar (Hungarian)
    Thank you, I just wanted be sure. So both "mieć urodziny" and "dziś są moje urodziny" sound OK in Polish.
  5. Ben Jamin Senior Member

    Both sentences are equally correct, but they differ in the sentence stress, and can be used in different settings.

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