mămăligă

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Romanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Probably a creative expression based on mamă or Latin mamilla (representing the idea of nourishment) + the suffix -ică. Many of the other Balkan countries probably borrowed variants of the word from Romanian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mămăligă f

  1. cornmeal mush, polenta (a porridge-like dish made of coarse maize-meal)

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