EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

mierda (uncountable)

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

Usage notesEdit

  • Usually italicized as a foreign word.

AnagramsEdit


AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit

ReferencesEdit


AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin merda.

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/, [ˈmjeɾða]

NounEdit

mierda f (plural mierdas)

  1. (vulgar) shit
    ¡Vete a la mierda! "Go to shit" (analogous to English "Go to hell")
    ¡Tu hombre [no] vale mierda! (Your man is [not] worth shit!) ("No" or "not" is optional.)
    Odio este pueblucho de mierda (I hate this shitty little town)
  2. (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

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