Polish Prepositions

This page contains a table including the following: Polish/ Polski Prepositions and linking expressions. Try to memorize the way they're used because they're very important in communication, and might be very helpful to convey your most important expressions. Make sure to check our Learn Polish page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.

Polish Prepositions


A preposition links nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. A preposition usually indicates the temporal, spatial or logical relationship of its object to the rest of the sentence as in the example in the table below.

    

English Prepositions Polish Prepositions
 
The keyboard is on the deskKlawiatura jest na biurku
The carpet is under the tableDywan jest pod stołem
The tree is in front of the buildingDrzewo jest naprzeciwko budynku
The child is hiding behind his motherDziecko chowa się za swoją mamą

The most common prepositions are: after (po), at (na), before (przed), between (między), under (pod), on (na), in (w), out (poza), behind (za) … (for a longer list, see the table at the bottom of this page).

Prepositions Table in Polish


Here are some examples of demonstrative prepositions in the table below, note that just like in English, they're used very often in Polish:


Demonstrative Prepositions Polish
 
ThisTen/Ta/To
ThatTamten/Tamta/Tamto
TheseCi/Te
ThoseTamci/Tamte

Below is a vocabulary training for prepositions in Polish (Polski), try to memorize the prepositions below, because they’re very important and used daily.

    

Vocaublary Polish Prepositions
 
AboveNad
AfterPo
AroundDookoła
AtNa
Because ofZ powodu
BeforePrzed
BesidePoza tym
BetweenPomiędzy
ButAle
Close toBlisko
DownNa dole
DuringPodczas
ForDla
FromZ
InW
In front ofNa przeciwko
InsideW środku
Instead ofZamiast
LikePodobnie
NearBlisko
Next toObok
OnNa
On top ofNa górze
OutPoza
OutsideZewnętrzny
OverNad
SinceOd
ThanNiż
ToDo
UnderPod
UntilDo
UpNa górze
WithoutBez

I hope the content of this page was useful to you, and that you learned some Polish Prepositions ..., Make sure to memorize them to be able to use them in your daily conversation. If you want to practice what you have learnt here, go to Language Test. Make sure to check our Learn Polish page, which contains several lessons that might help you in your learning process.