pulya

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, perhaps from Romanian pui (chicken, young of an animal, a child), from Latin pullus (young of an animal).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpujɒ/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧lya

Adjective[edit]

pulya (comparative pulyább, superlative legpulyább)

  1. faint, chicken-hearted, cowardly
    • 1908, Endre Ady: „Magyar jakobinus dala
      Meddig lesz még úr a betyárság
      És pulya had mi, milliók?

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Noun[edit]

pulya (plural pulyák)

  1. (dialectal) child, kid

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