kacap

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ukrainian каца́п (kacáp), from цап (cap, billy goat) with a prefix ка- (ka-), likening a stereotypically bearded Russian man to a goat, or from Turkish kasap, from Arabic قَصَّاب(qaṣṣāb, butcher, slaughterer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.t͡sap/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -at͡sap
  • Syllabification: ka‧cap

Noun[edit]

kacap m pers (feminine kacapka)

  1. (derogatory, ethnic slur) Russki
  2. (derogatory) narrow-minded person

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • kacap in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • kacap in Polish dictionaries at PWN