banialuki

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Banialuka, a princess in a fantasy poem by Hieronim Morsztyn,[1] named after Banja Luka, a city in Bosnia.

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Noun[edit]

banialuki pl (plurale tantum)

  1. poppycock; bunkum

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “banialuki”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish): “‘bajdy’, od królewny Banialuki, bohaterki pierwszej drukowanej a oryginalnej bajki Hier. Morsztyna”

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