See also: puța, puță, püta, púta, pútà, and пута

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish puta.

NounEdit

puta (uncountable)

  1. (vulgar, chiefly US Hispanic) A prostitute, whore, slut, bitch, etc.
    • 1988, February 12, “Lawrence Bommer”, in Extremeties/Talking With . . .[1]:
      Mastrosimone's (antiheroine?) Marjorie lets in a man who quickly drops the small talk, slams her to the floor, and almost smothers her with a pillow as he commands her to say "thank you," "I love you," and "I am your puta.
    • 2005, Eric Bogosian, Wasted Beauty[2], page 63:
      And we told you, man, we have not seen your puta sister.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

puta f (plural putes)

  1. whore (prostitute)

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

puta f (plural putes)

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) prostitute, whore, slut
  2. mischievous

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish puta.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pu‧ta

NounEdit

puta

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) a prostitute
  2. (derogatory, vulgar) a slut
  3. (derogatory, vulgar) a bitch

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese puta, probably from Vulgar Latin *putta, variant of puta, female form of puttus, putus (boy).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

puta f (plural putas)

  1. (vulgar, derogatory) whore
    Synonym: prostituta
  2. (vulgar, derogatory) slut
    • 1459, Anselmo López Carreira (ed.), Fragmentos de notarios, doc. 164;
      Iten Costança de Riba davia diso porlo dito juramento que feito avya que lle oyra diser que disera a dita Costança Vasques que era huna puta que posera as cornas ao marido
      Item, Constanza de Ribadavia said, by that oath that she had done, that she heard that said Constanza Vázquez was a slut that had put horns on her husband
  3. (vulgar, derogatory) bitch

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

puta m or f (plural putas)

  1. (vulgar) evil; inmoral
  2. (vulgar) an intensifier used in a similar way as fucking, freaking or damn may be used in the USA. May mean "huge", "impressive" and/or "problematic" and can even be used in a good way, if the person is jealous
    Non puiden ir alá por causa dunha puta tormenta.I could not go there, because of a fucking storm.
    Tes unha puta sorte!You're so freaking lucky! / You're so freaking unlucky!

ReferencesEdit

  • puta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • puta” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • puta” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • puta” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • puta” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

InterlinguaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian puttana, French putain, Spanish puta, and Portuguese puta.

NounEdit

puta (plural putas)

  1. (vulgar) whore

SynonymsEdit


KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese puta.

NounEdit

puta

  1. (slang) whore, slut, prostitute
  2. (slang) bitch

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Imperative of putō (think, consider).

VerbEdit

putā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of putō, think

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

puta (not comparable)

  1. suppose, for instance, namely

Etymology 2Edit

From puer (child).

NounEdit

puta f (genitive putae); first declension

  1. girl
DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative puta putae
Genitive putae putārum
Dative putae putīs
Accusative putam putās
Ablative putā putīs
Vocative puta putae

LithuanianEdit

NounEdit

puta f

  1. foam

Lower SorbianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from East Central German or German Pute.

NounEdit

puta f

  1. (female) turkey (bird)
  2. turkey (meat)
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

puta

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of pyta

ReferencesEdit

  • puta in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Polynesian *puta. Compare Hawaiian puka.

NounEdit

puta

  1. hole
  2. anus

VerbEdit

puta

  1. to pass through and out
  2. to graduate
  3. to run off; to escape
  4. to be born

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

puta f sg

  1. definite feminine singular of pute

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

puta f sg

  1. definite singular of pute

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish puta and Portuguese puta and Kabuverdianu puta.

NounEdit

puta

  1. (slang) (vulgar) whore, slut, prostitute
  2. (slang) (vulgar) bitch

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly related to Italian puttana (Old Spanish putaña; see putañear), which ultimately derives from Latin putus (boy). María Moliner dictionary (also Joan Coromines[2]) states the most probable origin: from Vulgar Latin putta, variant of puta, female form of puttus, putus (boy). Note that this word appears in all Romance languages.

NounEdit

puta f (plural putas)

  1. (vulgar, derogatory) prostitute, whore, hooker, slut

AdjectiveEdit

puta (plural, comparable)

  1. Feminine singular of adjective puto.
  2. (vulgar, derogatory, of a girl or woman) promiscuous
  3. (only in some cities in Brazil, vulgar, also in Portugal) an intensifier used in a similar way as fucking, frigging or damn may be used in the USA. May mean "huge", "impressive" and/or "problematic" and can even be used in a good way if the person is jealous
    Synonyms: baita, gaita
    Não pude ir lá por causa de uma puta tempestade.I could not go there, because of a fucking storm.
    Você tem uma puta sorte.You're so frigging lucky.

Scottish GaelicEdit

NounEdit

puta m sg

  1. genitive singular of put

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
puta phuta
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Genitive singular form of pȗt (road, path, way), but used in plural constructions as an alternative form of the adverb pȗt (time).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pǔːtaː/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ta

AdverbEdit

pútā (Cyrillic spelling пу́та̄)

  1. times (in combination with cardinals greater than or equal to two, and other words indicating quantity, specifying how many times has the action been repeated)
    dva putatwice
    pet putafive times
    nekoliko putaseveral times
    mnogo putamany times
    idućeg putanext time
    ovog putathis time
    svakog putaevery time
  2. times (indicating multiplication)
    dva puta dvatwo times two
Related termsEdit
  • (adverbial sense): pȗt

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German puttina.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pûta/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ta

NounEdit

pȕta f (Cyrillic spelling пу̏та)

  1. (regional) wooden dish or plate (usually made by a cooper)
DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

puta (Cyrillic spelling пута)

  1. inflection of puto:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/genitive/accusative/vocative plural

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Possibly related to Italian puttana (Old Spanish putaña; see putañear), which ultimately derives from Latin putus (boy). María Moliner dictionary (also Joan Coromines[3]) states the most probable origin: from Vulgar Latin putta, variant of puta, female form of puttus, putus (boy). Note that this word appears in all Romance languages.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈputa/, [ˈput̪a]

AdjectiveEdit

puta

  1. Feminine singular of adjective puto.

NounEdit

puta f (plural putas)

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) whore, slut, prostitute
  2. (derogatory, vulgar) bitch

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corominas, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997), “puta”, in Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico, Madrid: Gredos
  2. ^ Joan Coromines, Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana, tercera edición 2011, →ISBN
  3. ^ Joan Coromines, Breve diccionario etimológico de la lengua castellana, tercera edición 2011, →ISBN

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

puta

  1. to pout (one's lips)

ConjugationEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish puta.

NounEdit

puta

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) prostitute, whore, slut

InterjectionEdit

puta

  1. (vulgar, colloquial) Expressing dismay or discontent.

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