fujara

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Czech[edit]

A fujara from Slovakia

Etymology[edit]

From Romanian[1], further traceable to Latin[2]. Cognates can be found in Greek, Albanian, Aromanian and Dacian.[2].

Noun[edit]

fujara f

  1. (music) a flute-like woodwind musical instrument

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Josef Kolařík: O mluvě obyvatel v Napajedlích
  2. 2.0 2.1 Vechimea si originea fluierului romanesc

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Czech from Romanian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fuˈjara]
  • NOAD-like: [foo-ya-ra]

Noun[edit]

fujara m

  1. (colloquial) butterfingers; a person that is not graceful or sluggish[1]
    • 2007 October 2, News portal gazeta.pl of Agora SA, Kampania wyborcza. Zawodowcy i amatorzy
      Fujara, kto nie potrafi wykorzystać samobója, jakiego swojej płockiej [...] drużynie strzelił [ ex-]premier [...], obwieszczając tryumfalnie w Gdańsku, że Grupa Lotos wchłonie zdecydowanie większy Orlen.
Declension[edit]
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Noun[edit]

different types of Polish: "Fujara, fujarka from 1888 exhibition

fujara f

  1. an unsophisticated, old-fashioned, typically small folk instrument, usually made of fresh willow bark, typically a kind of short folk pipe[2][3][4] (modifications of meaning are common in Polish regional dialects)
    • 1774, Jesuit Ignacy Nagurczewski (translator), Vergil (author), Eclogues:
      Zacznij fujaro [in latin version: "tibia", better Polish synonym: piszczałko] moja, zacznij śpiewać ze mną,
      Którą się sławi Menal[cas possibly, in latin version: Maenalus], zacznij pieśń przyjemną.
  2. (slang) penis[4][1]
    • 1901, Jan Karłowicz (author), Słownik gwar polskich, vol. 2, p. 33:
      Pochować go [...] trzeba Plecami do ziemi, fujarą do nieba.[4]

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (typically short folk pipe usually made of fresh willow bark): fujarka, dudka, piszczałka, (old Polish) dutka, (dialects) fulara, (dialects) fujera, (dialects) fuira


References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 online Polish Slang Dictionary (in English and Polish) by scientists of University of Gdańsk, 1998.
  2. ^ A Concise English-Polish and Polish-English Dictionary, wikipedia:pl:Tadeusz Grzebieniowski, wikipedia:pl:Wiedza Powszechna, Warszawa, 1958-1975.
  3. ^ Online Polish-English Dictionary by the largest Polish portal Onet.pl(Kraków).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Dictionary of Polish dialects (Polish: Słownik gwar polskich), vol. 2, p. 33, wikipedia:pl:Jan Karłowicz, Kraków, 1901.

Slovak[edit]

Fujara

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fujara f ‎(genitive singular fujary, nominative plural fujary, declension pattern of žena)

  1. (music) a flute-like woodwind musical instrument

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  • fujara in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk