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"K*rwa"-why do young Poles find this word so cool ?

Danny 2 | 91  
25 Aug 2008 /  #31
I am ashamed when white European people act like the worst black scum

Hm, just a touch more offensive than the f-word here, I couldn't help but feel here. Black Scum? Do you have a white sheet with eyeholes too? But yeah, kids are offensive little blighters. My little brother is much the same. F*ck this, f*ck that... Tsk! the youth of today!!
Ania 1 | 12  
9 Sep 2008 /  #32
I dont think we find the word "cool", its a word that just comes out in any occasion, it does sound bad, but we are polish, i mean god you want to take that away from us?
piotrn - | 9  
9 Sep 2008 /  #33
When you say:
Where the hell it is? Crap, I've lost my wallet! Damn, it was a gift from my wife! Fukc, i had 500$ in it... Oh, lol, there it is, God thank you. What a relief...

We say:
Gdzie on kurwa jest? Kurwa, zgubiłem portfel! Kurwa, to był prezent od żony! Miałem w nim kurwa 500$... O, kurwa tu jest, Bogu dzięki. Co za ulga, kurwa...

That's why there are so many "curves"...

"Fukc" is not a mistake.
Ania 1 | 12  
9 Sep 2008 /  #34
hahahahah, Yes i do agree the polish boys say it A LOT!!! Ummmm its just something that an idividual doing it, should notice that it kind of sounds bad and maybe he or she can work on not saying it as much. The problem is, that so many people do it and so many people are use to it that to them its not a big deal. Me personally, when i hear my friends or family say it too much i kind of tell them to relax. I dont like bad words (only when necessary). Looks bad
polishsexygirlx - | 1  
30 Sep 2008 /  #35
are ye not usin word starting with f all the time ?
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
30 Sep 2008 /  #36
No, kurwa, nie wiem, no...i co, kurwa? LOL

Not such a cool word really, just comical.
osiol 55 | 3,922  
30 Sep 2008 /  #37
One of my colleagues is 70 years old. He said kurwa. Just once though.
Jova - | 172  
30 Sep 2008 /  #38
I don't use foul language a lot but when I'm pissed off the word 'kurwa' comes in handy... and brings huge relief ;)

Once I went skiing with English-speaking people. I'm not extremely good at skiing and they were rather experienced so I had substantial difficulty keeping up... I tried using the 'f' word every now and then but it was only when I uttered the word 'kurwa' (stressing the 'r' sound) that I managed to feel the difference :D
KatieKasia 3 | 39  
4 Oct 2008 /  #39
I should point out its not just those young'uns. My dear boyfriend aint young, but uses it as often as i would use a punctuation mark.

Its nuts, i find it annoying and have been told im not to say it because its un-ladylike. Pppft. Wateva!
<sorry, i was having a horrifically British moment there>

tornado2007 11 | 2,274  
4 Oct 2008 /  #40
I don't use foul language a lot but when I'm pissed off the word 'kurwa' comes in handy... and brings huge relief ;)

hahaha, the word 'Kurva' i use when i want to offend somebody without them knowing, usually i swear in Polish when i'm playing sport so i am not reported :) I don't find it cool or even big, it is just a way of venting my frustrations on the field of play by the quickest possible means.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
4 Oct 2008 /  #41
A kurwa brings huge relief, huh Jova? U could be right, I wouldn't know, or...

I felt, eh, relieved..
Filios1 8 | 1,336  
4 Oct 2008 /  #42
Kurwy jebane
krkPrincess - | 15  
6 Oct 2008 /  #43
I hate hearing this word and it's used so often in Poland these days.

It's used indiscriminately in front of older people and kids-it's disgusting !

Not sure, I noticed this too and hate it probably just as much many others. Few weeks ago there was a couple walking ahead of me, and no joke every other word coming out of the guy's mouth was that for about 5 min of me walking behind them.. I guess the guy was the woman's brother and kept biatching about the woman's husband.. couldn't help but to eavesdrop to understand what the deal was with the word being repeated so many times. Nonetheless, when I misplaced my wallet the first day I got here I said it probably as many times myself though, but just to myself not on a public street... very annoying to hear it.
welshguyinpola 23 | 463  
12 Jun 2009 /  #44
Some Polish people who refuse to say the K word have taken to using the F word as it means nothing to them. It makes me cringe when I walk down the street and hear the F word coming from Polish mouths but those same people refuse to say K. When I hear it now I say K just to make them stare
12 Jun 2009 /  #45
the word 'Kurva' i use when i want to offend somebody without them knowing,

Well done you. Way to go.
Crow 152 | 9,811  
12 Jun 2009 /  #46
so Polish kurwa is Serbian kurva. Anywway, kurwa is kurva

youg Serbs also exploit word `kurva`

sometimes, young one like to say `kurava` instead of `kurva`. Its a joke. slang

For Serbs, `kurva` is considered to be prostitute (female) or woman with increased sexual apetites, if you understand me. But also, man can be `kurva` if isn`t worth of respect

Kurwy jebane

you mean

jebene kurve
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
12 Jun 2009 /  #47
Give some Serbian swear words and let's see how they compare with Polish, Crow.

Dawaj, kurwa, dawaj ;) ;)
Crow 152 | 9,811  
14 Jun 2009 /  #48
well, i could do it

ok, you asked for it

listen this >>>

Marš u pièku materinu! (read in eng. - Marsh u pichku materinu), meaning in eng. ``Go to your mother`s p***!``

Jebi se! (read in eng. - Jebi se), mening ``F*** you!``

Puši kurac! (read - Pushi kurac), ``Blow d***!``
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Jun 2009 /  #49
Nice stuff, Crow. Kurwa, zajebiście! Thanks for that. Hearing kurwa gets a bit boring.
Crow 152 | 9,811  
14 Jun 2009 /  #50

i think that serb. jebaèica , same as kurva, can be comparable word here

Jebanje - F***ing
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Jun 2009 /  #51
Very similar to Polish. Jebać is the stem verb.
Crow 152 | 9,811  
14 Jun 2009 /  #52

one who doing fu****?

serb. > Jebaè
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Jun 2009 /  #53
Jebać is just to fu*k. A fuc*er is jebaniec or sth like that. I'm not an expert on such matters.
14 Jun 2009 /  #54
I never knew a Scotsman will teach me Polish! You learn something new everyday, ey? :-)
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
14 Jun 2009 /  #55
Ey is Canadian. Are you sure you aren't a closet Canadian? ;)

Teach by words only in this case ;) ;)
c4rol4 - | 4  
17 Jun 2009 /  #56
you have **** we have kurwa ;)
frd 7 | 1,401  
17 Jun 2009 /  #57
Foreigners usually know only one meaning of kurwa, that is, *****. And the most common use of this word isas the "damn" word... I heard about few dangerous situations when a Polish person said "kurwa" and meant "Damn!" and people next to him though he is calling them ******, and started getting rought...
mets2redsox0 - | 40  
18 Jun 2009 /  #58
after reading all of the above post's, I just had to put my two-cent's in for what it's worth!.

I think, it's a generational thing, I when dated a Polish Woman who was born in 1972 (we dated five years ago), she never used the word "Kurwa" but, there again, I dated Polish Woman who was born in 1982 (we dated a year ago), she used it all, and I mean all the time!, both were highly Educated, but, it was night and day between them!.

as to the use of the "F" Word, by English speaker's?, That depends on where you are, here in the US, the "F" word is not used, by most people, where in the UK, the "F" word is much more widely used, like on the BBC and in News print!, where here, it cannot be used on Broadcast TV. Bloody, or Bloody Hell in the UK is like the "F" word is here in the US.
Switezianka - | 463  
18 Jun 2009 /  #59
I heard so many people 60+ who use this word, that it cannot be a generation thing.
mets2redsox0 - | 40  
18 Jun 2009 /  #60
well, I've never dated anyone of that age range!, LOL!. but, I can say, with the one born in 1982, she told Never, use this word (Kurwa) when we were in Greenpoint (New York), but, she did use it all the time!. LOL!.

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