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A West Slavic language spoken mainly in Poland.

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Why does "brother" have the instrumental case in this Polish sentence?

The instrumental case is used to indicate the instrument/object with which an action or state of being is performed. For instance, when you go to work "by car", car is instrumental because it's the 'i …
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Question about cases in Polish

I'm trying to learn Polish and trying to master the cases, and I'm sincerely confused at all the different uses one case can have. … instance when certain nouns are an "instrument" in the sentence, such as "I'm doing something with", in English it looks like instrumental is used with the preposition with, when in truth it's used in Polish
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How can the polysemy of the Polish instrumental case be explained?

If the instrumental case in Polish is used to designate the tool with which an action, or state of being, is being performed/is, how is it that the instrumental is also used to express time and locations …
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