merdu etymology

French word merdu comes from Proto-Indo-European *(s)merd-, Proto-Indo-European *smerd-h₂-, and later Latin merda ((slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit.)

Detailed word origin of merdu

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*(s)merd- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*smerd-h₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*(s)merdā Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
merda Latin (lat) (slang, vulgar) dung, excrement, shit.
mierda Spanish (spa) Worthless, pissass (vulgar) shit.
merde Old French (fro)
merde Middle French (frm) (figuratively) shit (something undesirable). (vulgar) shit (feces).
merde French (fra) (theatre) break a leg!. (vulgar) shit!, crap! (pejorative) a dickhead, a fuckhead, a bastard. (vulgar) turd, piece of feces, shit. Shit (something of poor quality). Shit (something undesirable or unwanted).
merdu French (fra) (slang, vulgar) fucked, fucked up (not working or workable).

Words with the same origin as merdu

Descendants of *smerd-h₂-
marde merde merdia merdique