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    kurwa

    What does "kurwa" mean? I see it a lot in a video game I play...
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    By the way in Russian курва it's women with dissolute lifestyle, prostitute. And infinitive: скурвиться - become bastard totally

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    Well that may not be Polish, but it certainly sounds like something online gamers would say a lot!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri
    By the way in Russian курва it's women with dissolute lifestyle, prostitute. And infinitive: скурвиться - become bastard totally
    Yes, and i also herd that this word is originally Polish, it came to russian from Polish language, the same as "cholera".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Remyisme
    Quote Originally Posted by Dimitri
    By the way in Russian курва it's women with dissolute lifestyle, prostitute. And infinitive: скурвиться - become bastard totally
    Yes, and i also herd that this word is originally Polish, it came to russian from Polish language, the same as "cholera".
    I herd that this word came to Polish from French

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    Great. So the French spread cholera to the Russians through the Polish?
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    yup, "kurwa" means a prostitute, ecpressed in a very vulgar way, though.
    But it's also used as an exclamation, for example, if you hit yourself on the head, you might yell "kurwa (mać)!". it's verrrry rude though, it's something like English "f uck" or Russian "yob tvoju mat' " (sorry, can't switch the languages now).
    "Kurwa" can be used in practically every context, it is very ironicaly called as the most often used words among Polish speakers Its meaning is however always negative.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    yup, "kurwa" means a prostitute, ecpressed in a very vulgar way, though.
    But it's also used as an exclamation, for example, if you hit yourself on the head, you might yell "kurwa (mać)!". it's verrrry rude though, it's something like English "f uck" or Russian "yob tvoju mat' " (sorry, can't switch the languages now).
    "Kurwa" can be used in practically every context, it is very ironicaly called as the most often used words among Polish speakers Its meaning is however always negative.
    Actually I think I've seen "Kurva mac" in the context I mentioned. If they say "kurwa mac" is it directed at MY mother or just generally speaking?
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    it's just generally speaking, an exclamation. I think the "mać" part derives from Russian, but it doesn't mean the same here. It's just a thing people add to "kurwa" to make it sound stronger. Perhaps loooong years ago it might've been meant to insult somebody's mother, but it surely has lost its meaning now. the word "mać" meaning "mother", doesn't even exist in conterporary Polish language.

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    In Slovak language there is another world !piča! which is used for similar purpose

    !piča! is the vulgar word for women sexuality... if you want to know

    And I have to say, that kurva is used in our language too...

    I think kurva-word is international....
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    We use "picza" too, but I don't think it's of Polish origin, we probably stole it from you guys Picza however is much weaker word than kurwa in Polish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    We use "picza" too, but I don't think it's of Polish origin, we probably stole it from you guys Picza however is much weaker word than kurwa in Polish.
    I agree. [color=blue]Inak s
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    If you yelled "picza" on the Polish street, they'd look at you weird, but they wouldn't pay much atention. It's an offensive word, but not half as vulgar as kurwa. I guess picza very often is used in its humorous meaning.

    the diphtong "cz" in polish is pronounced more or less like english "ch" in "check". A bit harder, perhaps.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    If you yelled "picza" on the Polish street, they'd look at you weird, but they wouldn't pay much atention. It's an offensive word, but not half as vulgar as kurwa. I guess picza very often is used in its humorous meaning.

    the diphtong "cz" in polish is pronounced more or less like english "ch" in "check". A bit harder, perhaps.
    Ok, now is it clear to me! Thanks...very very much for explaining. Why don't you write in Polish? I understand you better than my own mother

    PS: Then č is for Slovakians the same as the cz for Polands and ch for Englishmen...[/b]
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    "Pica!" sounds like Slovakian word for "П*зда!"...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pejko
    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    If you yelled "picza" on the Polish street, they'd look at you weird, but they wouldn't pay much atention. It's an offensive word, but not half as vulgar as kurwa. I guess picza very often is used in its humorous meaning.

    the diphtong "cz" in polish is pronounced more or less like english "ch" in "check". A bit harder, perhaps.
    Ok, now is it clear to me! Thanks...very very much for explaining. Why don't you write in Polish? I understand you better than my own mother

    PS: Then č is for Slovakians the same as the cz for Polands and ch for Englishmen...[/b]
    a tak jakoś z przyzwyczajenia po angielsku piszę :P Obiecuję, że sie poprawie i już nie będę :P

    Barmarley, "pica" is the same as pizda, I guess. We also have the word pizda in Polish. dang, seems like we steal words from all over!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barmaley
    "Pica!" sounds like Slovakian word for "П*зда!"...
    Piča exactly is the word for П*зда.

    How is the world of four-letter-words small...
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    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    Quote Originally Posted by Pejko
    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    If you yelled "picza" on the Polish street, they'd look at you weird, but they wouldn't pay much atention. It's an offensive word, but not half as vulgar as kurwa. I guess picza very often is used in its humorous meaning.

    the diphtong "cz" in polish is pronounced more or less like english "ch" in "check". A bit harder, perhaps.
    Ok, now is it clear to me! Thanks...very very much for explaining. Why don't you write in Polish? I understand you better than my own mother

    PS: Then č is for Slovakians the same as the cz for Polands and ch for Englishmen...[/b]
    a tak jakoś z przyzwyczajenia po angielsku piszę :P Obiecuję, że sie poprawie i już nie będę :P

    Barmarley, "pica" is the same as pizda, I guess. We also have the word pizda in Polish. dang, seems like we steal words from all over!
    I think, only think "piča" we can translate like: "picha". I am not so sure

    But as the free-translated word I think it is not the worst variant, is it? What do you think Kamka? I am asking especially your person, cause I know what are you studing at the moment

    PS: I am ashamed to your face with my English was this sentence cerrect?

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    "kurwa" or Polish "fuck"

    Quote Originally Posted by Бармалей
    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    yup, "kurwa" means a prostitute, ecpressed in a very vulgar way, though.
    But it's also used as an exclamation, for example, if you hit yourself on the head, you might yell "kurwa (mać)!". it's verrrry rude though, it's something like English "f uck" or Russian "yob tvoju mat' " (sorry, can't switch the languages now).
    "Kurwa" can be used in practically every context, it is very ironicaly called as the most often used words among Polish speakers Its meaning is however always negative.
    Actually I think I've seen "Kurva mac" in the context I mentioned. If they say "kurwa mac" is it directed at MY mother or just generally speaking?
    It is generally speaking-like "holly fuck". Ther also "psia mać" or "kurwa jego mać".

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    Re: "kurwa" or Polish "f uck"

    [quote=corazon_aerodinamico]
    Quote Originally Posted by "Бармалей":1gfgmcq1
    Quote Originally Posted by kamka
    yup, "kurwa" means a prostitute, ecpressed in a very vulgar way, though.
    But it's also used as an exclamation, for example, if you hit yourself on the head, you might yell "kurwa (mać)!". it's verrrry rude though, it's something like English "f uck" or Russian "yob tvoju mat' " (sorry, can't switch the languages now).
    "Kurwa" can be used in practically every context, it is very ironicaly called as the most often used words among Polish speakers Its meaning is however always negative.
    Actually I think I've seen "Kurva mac" in the context I mentioned. If they say "kurwa mac" is it directed at MY mother or just generally speaking?
    It is generally speaking-like "holly f uck". Ther also "psia mać" or "kurwa jego mać".[/quote:1gfgmcq1]
    Sorry for repeating myself but first post was censored by system We do not have it here in Poland.You may be punished later in court for cursing publicly but you can post anything you want without being censored.There is no preventive censorship in the net yet.

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