kurwa

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See also: kurwą and kurva

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

kùrwā f

  1. soul

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kury, from *keh₂ros ‎(loved), from *keh₂-. Cognate with Latin cārus, Latvian kārs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kurwa f

  1. (vulgar) prostitute
  2. (offensive, vulgar) whore, slut, bitch; term of abuse for women

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

kurwa

  1. (vulgar) fuck!, shit!, damn!
    Kurwa, mówiłem, żebyś tego nie ruszał!
    Fuck! I told you not to touch this!
  2. (vulgar) used as intensifier
    Do każdej pierdółki potrzebna jest zgoda kierownika? To już jest, kurwa, jakiś absurd.
    You need the manager's approval even for the most trivial shit? That's just fucking absurd.
  3. (vulgar) used as filler
    Dušan kurwa zamknij kibel!
    Dušan fucking close the toilet!

Usage notes[edit]

Random insertion of kurwa as filler into sentences is associated with the lower social classes.


Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kury

Noun[edit]

kurwa f

  1. whore, prostitute
  2. bitch