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EtymologyEdit

Most likely borrowed from Ukrainian порося́ (porosjá), from Proto-Slavic *porsę (piglet).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

порося́ (porosján anim

  1. (regional, Ukraine or humorous) young pig, piglet
    не́ было у ба́бы забо́т так купи́ла ба́ба порося́né bylo u báby zabót tak kupíla bába porosjátrouble comes to him who seeks it (lit.: the woman (impolite) didn't have any trouble but the woman bought a piglet)

Usage notesEdit

  • Exists only in the nominative and accusative singular.

SynonymsEdit