pierogi

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English[edit]

A plate of pierogies.

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Etymology[edit]

From Polish pierogi, singular pieróg, or Ukrainian пироги (pyrohý), singular пиріг (pyríh).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pəˈroːɡi/
  • Hyphenation: pier‧ogi

Noun[edit]

pierogi (plural pierogi or pierogies or pierogis)

  1. (North America) A square- or crescent-shaped dumpling of unleavened dough, stuffed with sauerkraut, cheese, mashed potatoes, cabbage, onion, meat, or any combination of these, or with a fruit filling.

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References[edit]

  • “pierogi” in the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2004.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • Russian "pirozhki" (пирожки́ (pirožkí)) and "pirogi" (пироги́ (pirogí)) and Polish pierogi (diminutive: "pierożki") (dumplings) are often mixed up. They are different dishes. See pelmeni for the Russian version of the Polish pierogi. In various regions of Ukraine these terms (пироги́, пиріжки́) may mean either the Polish "pierogi" or the Russian "pirozhki".

Polish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pierogi pl

  1. pierogi (dish)

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Noun[edit]

pierogi

  1. Nominative plural of pieróg.
  2. Accusative plural of pieróg.
  3. Vocative plural of pieróg.
  4. Nominative plural of pierog.
  5. Accusative plural of pierog.
  6. Vocative plural of pierog.