EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Directly from Spanish mierda, from Latin merda. Doublet of merde.

NounEdit

mierda (uncountable)

  1. (Canada, US, neologism, vulgar, in Spanish contexts) shit

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually italicized as a foreign word.

AnagramsEdit


AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merda. See Spanish mierda, French merde.

NounEdit

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit

ReferencesEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merda.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmjeɾda/, [ˈmjeɾ.ð̞a]

InterjectionEdit

mierda

  1. (vulgar) shit (expression of worry, failure)

NounEdit

mierda f (plural mierdes)

  1. shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowel)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmjeɾda/, [ˈmjeɾ.ð̞a]
  • (file)

NounEdit

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit (solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels; feces.)
  2. (vulgar) shit
    ¡Vete a la mierda!Go to hell! (literally, “Go to shit”)
    ¡Tu hombre [no] vale mierda! ("no" is optional)Your man isn't worth shit!
    Odio este pueblucho de mierdaI hate this shitty little town
  3. (vulgar) drunkenness
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

¡mierda!

  1. (Spain) shit! (expression of worry, failure, shock, only for negative situations)
    Synonyms: joder, hostia

Further readingEdit