The Alternative Latin Dictionary: merda

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merda etymology Uncertain. Probably related to Proto-Slavic *smordъ 〈*smordʺ〉 (Czech, Slovene, Croatian smrad, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian смрад 〈smrad〉, Polish smród). pronunciation
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  1. (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit
    • Ut merdas edatis, qui scripseras sopionis - Anonymous graffito in Pompeii
    • You who have drawn pictures of penises, eat shit!
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  • Asturian: mierda
  • Catalan: merda
  • Corsican: merda
  • Dalmatian: miarda
  • French: merde
  • Friulian: mierde
  • Galician: merda
  • Istriot: mierda
  • Italian: merda
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  • Occitan: mèrda
  • Portuguese: merda
  • Romanian dezmierda
  • Romansch: merda, miarda
  • Sardinian: merda, melda
  • Sicilian: merda
  • Spanish: mierda
  • Venetian: merda
  • Walloon: miere
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