mierda

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Directly from Spanish mierda, from Latin merda. Doublet of merde.

Noun[edit]

mierda (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US, neologism, vulgar, in Spanish contexts) shit

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usually italicized as a foreign word.

Anagrams[edit]


Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin merda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmjeɾda/, [ˈmjeɾ.ð̞a]

Interjection[edit]

mierda

  1. (vulgar) shit (expression of worry, failure)

Noun[edit]

mierda f (plural mierdes)

  1. shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish mierda, from Latin merda, from Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂- (stench).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmjeɾda/, [ˈmjeɾ.ð̞a]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels; feces.)
  2. (vulgar) shit
    ¡Vete a la mierda! "Go to shit" (analogous to English "Go to hell")
    ¡Tu hombre [no] vale mierda! (Your man is [not] worth shit!) ("No" or "not" is optional.)
    Odio este pueblucho de mierda (I hate this shitty little town)
  3. (vulgar) drunkenness
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

¡mierda!

  1. (Spain) shit! (expression of worry, failure, shock, only for negative situations)
    Synonyms: joder, hostia

Further reading[edit]