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EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan (compare Occitan mèrda), from Latin merda (compare French merde, Spanish mierda), from Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂- (stench).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merda f (plural merdes)

  1. (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From merdo +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

merda (accusative singular merdan, plural merdaj, accusative plural merdajn)

  1. (vulgar, proscribed) shitty
    • 2009, “Fek al Esperanto!”, in Fek al Esperanto![1], performed by La Pafklik:
      Mi parolas pri merda lingvo
      Elpensita de stulta avo
      I'm talking about a shitty language
      Thought up by a stupid grandpa

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

merda

  1. third-person singular past historic of merder

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese *merda, from Latin merda, from Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂- (stench).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merda f (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit, dung, excrement
    Synonyms: bosta, caca, cagalla, cagallón, excremento, feces, frasca, zorollo
  2. (vulgar) dirt
    Synonyms: cotra, porcallada, sucidade
  3. (vulgar, figuratively) crap (all senses)
    Synonyms: caca, porcallada, trapallada

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InterjectionEdit

merda!

  1. (vulgar) shit!, rats!, crap!
    Synonym: corno

ReferencesEdit

  • merda” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • merda” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • merda” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • merda” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

Italian merda, French merde, Spanish mierda, and Portuguese merda.

NounEdit

merda (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merda, from Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂- (stench)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛr.da/, [ˈmɛr̺d̪ä]
  • Hyphenation: mèr‧da

NounEdit

merda f (plural merde)

  1. (vulgar, slang, figuratively) shit, crap (all senses)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)merd-h₂- (stench), related to Proto-Slavic *smordъ (stink, odor) (Czech, Slovene, Croatian smrad, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian смрад (smrad), Polish smród), as well as Latvian smards (odor), Lithuanian smirdeti.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merda f (genitive merdae); first declension

  1. (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit
    • Anonymous graffito in Pompeii:
      Ut merdas edatis, qui scripseras sopionis
      You who have drawn pictures of penises, eat shit!

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative merda merdae
Genitive merdae merdārum
Dative merdae merdīs
Accusative merdam merdās
Ablative merdā merdīs
Vocative merda merdae

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese merda, from Latin merda, from Proto-Italic *(s)merdā, from Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂- (stench).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merda f (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar, uncountable) shit; faeces (excretory product evacuated from the bowels)
  2. (vulgar) a chunk of shit
  3. (vulgar) piece of shit (an object of poor quality)
  4. (vulgar, slang, may be followed by alguma or nenhuma) shit (anything)
    O teu trabalho é uma merda.
    Your work is shit!

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

merda m, f (plural merdas)

  1. (vulgar) a worthless or cowardly person

InterjectionEdit

merda

  1. (vulgar) shit! (expression of worry, failure, shock, etc.)
  2. (dated, theater) break a leg! (a superstitious expression of encouragement prior to a performance)

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