merda

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛɾdə/
    • (Barcelona) IPA(key): [ˈmɛɾðɐ]
    • (Mallorca, Menorca) IPA(key): [ˈmɛ̞ɾðə]
    • (Urgell, Vinaròs, Sueca, Alcoi) IPA(key): [ˈmɛɾðɛ]
    • (Valencian) IPA(key): [ˈmɛɾða]

Noun[edit]

merda f ‎(plural merdes)

  1. (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

merda

  1. third-person singular past historic of merder

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merda.

Noun[edit]

merda f ‎(plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar, slang, figuratively) shit, crap (all senses)

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Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian merda, French merde, Spanish mierda, and Portuguese merda.

Noun[edit]

merda ‎(plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit

Synonyms[edit]

  • fece(feces)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛr.da/, [ˈmɛr̺d̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: mèr‧da

Noun[edit]

merda f ‎(plural merde)

  1. (vulgar, slang, figuratively) shit, crap (all senses)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Probably related to Proto-Slavic *smordъ(stink, odor) (Czech, Slovene, Croatian smrad, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian смрад(smrad), Polish smród).

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Noun[edit]

merda f ‎(genitive merdae); first declension

  1. (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit
    • Anonymous graffito in Pompeii:
      Ut merdas edatis, qui scripseras sopionis
      You who have drawn pictures of penises, eat shit!

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative merda merdae
genitive merdae merdārum
dative merdae merdīs
accusative merdam merdās
ablative merdā merdīs
vocative merda merdae

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese merda, from Latin merda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merda f (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar, uncountable) shit; faeces (excretory product evacuated from the bowels)
  2. (vulgar) a chunk of shit
  3. (vulgar) piece of shit (an object of poor quality)
  4. (vulgar, slang, may be followed by alguma or nenhuma) shit (anything)
    Teu trabalho não vale merda alguma.
    Your work is not worth shit!

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Noun[edit]

merda m f (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar) a worthless or cowardly person

Interjection[edit]

merda

  1. (vulgar) shit! (expression of worry, failure, shock, etc.)
  2. (dated, theater) break a leg! (a superstitious expression of encouragement prior to a performance)

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