пищен

BulgarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Reanalyzed from an earlier пи́шен (píšen), itself borrowed from Russian пы́шный (pýšnyj, fluffy, lush). The form with -щ- is formed by hypercorrection or possibly confused for native пи́ща (píšta, food, nourishment) +‎ -ен (-en).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

пи́щен (píšten) (adverb пи́щно, abstract noun пи́щност)

  1. lush, satiated, rich
    Synonyms: ту́чен (túčen), насите́н (nasitén)
  2. luscious, savoury, rich in flavours (for dish, taste)
  3. (figuratively, with superlative connotation) grandiose, elaborate, opulent, luxuriant
    Synonyms: великоле́пен (velikolépen), разко́шен (razkóšen), грандио́зен (grandiózen)
    пи́щен прие́мpíšten priémgrand reception
  4. (figuratively, with negative connotation) flamboyant, audacious, extravagant, lavish, posh
    Synonyms: екстравага́нтен (ekstravagánten), високопа́рен (visokopáren), натру́фен (natrúfen), кичо́зен (kičózen)

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ReferencesEdit

  • пищен in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • пищен in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)
  • Duridanov I., Račeva M., Todorov T., editors (1996), “пищен”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 5, Sofia: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, page 279