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EtymologyEdit

An assimilation of сцать (scatʹ), from Proto-Slavic *sьcati (to piss) < *sьkati, from Proto-Indo-European *sikʷ-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sːatʲ]
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VerbEdit

ссать (ssatʹimpf (perfective посса́ть or засса́ть)

  1. (vulgar) to piss, to urinate
    Perfective: посса́ть (possátʹ)
  2. (vulgar) to be afraid, to fear, to chicken out
    Не ссы, она́ тебя́ не уку́сит.Ne ssy, oná tebjá ne ukúsit.Don't be a wussy, it won't bite you (of a dog).
    Perfective: засса́ть (zassátʹ)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Derksen, Rick (2008) Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 485
  • Vasmer (Fasmer), Max (Maks) (1964–1973), “сцать”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Trubačóv Oleg, Moscow: Progress