кипеш

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Etymology[edit]

From хи́пес (xípes, a special kind of theft with the assistance of an attractive prostitute; prostitute, stealing from the client), from Yiddish חופּות (khupes), the plural of חופּה (khupe, canopy used in a wedding ceremony) (from Hebrew חופה (khupá)), whence also slang хи́па (xípa, female genitalia).[1][2]

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Noun[edit]

ки́пеш (kípešm inan (genitive ки́пеша, nominative plural ки́пеши, genitive plural ки́пешей)

  1. (criminal slang) noise; quarrel
  2. (colloquial or slang) excitement, commotion
    Ну заче́м разводи́ть ки́пеш?
    Nu začém razvodítʹ kípeš?
    Why raise such a commotion?
  3. (criminal slang) house search, police raid

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gračev, M. A. (2003), “хипеж”, in Slovarʹ tysjačeletnevo russkovo argo [Dictionary of Thousand Years of Russian Argot] (in Russian), Moscow: Ripol Classic, page 990
  2. ^ Jelistratov, V. S. (2000), “хипеж”, in Slovarʹ russkovo argo (materialy 1980–1990 gg.) [Dictionary of Russian Argot (materials from 1980–1990)] (in Russian), Moscow: Russkije slovari, page 514b