писать

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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Old Church Slavonic пьсати ‎(pĭsati, to paint, to write), from Proto-Slavic *pьsati, *pisati, from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ- ‎(to write), whence also Latin pingō.

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писа́ть ‎(pisátʹimpf ‎(perfective написа́ть)

  1. to write
  2. (literary) to paint (a painting)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from German pissen, from Old French pissier, from Vulgar Latin *pissiō, of echoic origin.

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пи́сать ‎(písatʹimpf ‎(perfective попи́сать)

  1. to pee, to piss
  2. (vulgar) to be hot for, to be sexually attracted to
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