kurwa

HausaEdit

NounEdit

kùrwā f

  1. soul

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kury, from *keh₂ros ‎(loved), from *keh₂-. Cognate with Latin cārus, Latvian kārs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kurwa f

  1. (vulgar) prostitute
  2. (offensive, vulgar) whore, slut, bitch; term of abuse for women

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

InterjectionEdit

kurwa

  1. (vulgar) fuck!, shit!, damn!
    Kurwa, mówiłem, żebyś tego nie ruszał!
    Fuck! I told you not to touch this!
  2. (vulgar) used as intensifier
    Do każdej pierdółki potrzebna jest zgoda kierownika? To już jest, kurwa, jakiś absurd.
    You need the manager's approval even for the most trivial shit? That's just fucking absurd.
  3. (vulgar) used as filler
    Dušan kurwa zamknij kibel!
    Dušan fucking close the toilet!

Usage notesEdit

Random insertion of kurwa as filler into sentences is associated with the lower social classes.


Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kury

NounEdit

kurwa f

  1. whore, prostitute
  2. bitch
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