קורווע

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Polish kurwa, from Proto-Slavic *kury (compare Russian ку́рва (kúrva)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkurvə], [ˈkʊrvə], [ˈkʊəvə], [ˈkʊʁvə]

Noun[edit]

קורווע (kurvef, plural קורוועס(kurves), diminutive קורוועלע(kurvele)

  1. whore, prostitute (occupation)
  2. (derogatory) slut, strumpet, trollop
    Synonyms: זונה(zoyne), הור(hur), שליוכע(shlyukhe)