pushi

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Papiamentu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch poesje, diminutive of poes (cat).

Noun[edit]

pushi

  1. cat (small feline commonly kept as a pet)
    • 2000, E. R. Goilo, Papiamentu Textbook, 11th edition, De Wit Stores N.V., page 58:
      Ora pushi no t’ei, raton ta tuma cas
      When the cat isn’t there, mice take the house