nu e floare la ureche*

* it is not flower at the ear

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It can be used when describing something that is not easy.

"Trebuie să înveți pentru test, nu e floare la ureche."

"You have to study for the thest, it's not flower at the ear."





sps*

* thanks

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Abbreviation USED In the past BY Almost Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "spasibo", meaning "thanks".

Note: It is a Russian word that is often used in the Moldovan dialect.

"Îmi place foarte mult rochia ta!" "Spasibo!"

"I really like your dress!" "Thanks!"





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ms*

* thanks

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "mersi", meaning "thanks".

"Ieri am primit scrisoarea ta. Ms mult!"

"I received your letter yesterday. Thanks a lot!"





cmf*

* how are you?

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "ce mai faci?", meaning "how are you?"

"Te-am văzut ieri în parc, dar erai ocupată. Ce mai faci? Este totul în regulă?"

"I saw you in the park yesterday, but you were busy. How are you? Is everything alright?"





cf*

* what are you doing?

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "ce faci?", meaning "what are you doing?"

"Salut! Cf azi?"

"Hi! What are you doing today?"





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sall

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Slang USED In the past BY Everyone

Equivalent to the English "hello".

"Sall! Ce mai faci? Demult nu ne-am văzut."

"Hello! How are you? Long time no see."


Confirmed by 2 people




la paștele cailor*

* at the horse's Easter

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It means "never".

"Când îmi dai banii înapoi?" "La paștele cailor!"

"When will you give me my money back?" "At the horse's Easter!"





la mama dracului*

* at the devil's mother

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

It is used for something that is very far away.

"Vrei să mergem la cinema?" "Nu. E la mama dracului."

"Do you want to go to the cinema?" "No. It's at the devil's mother."





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harbuz

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Watermelon

"Niciodată nu am mâncat un harbuz atât de gustos!"

"I've never eaten such a tasty watermelon!


Confirmed by 3 people




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mâță

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Cat

"Ce mâță frumoasă!"

"What a beautiful cat!"


Confirmed by 3 people




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fătălău*

* girlish

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Word USED On Rare Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(n.) Male person with female physical and behavioral characteristics and who prefers the company of women.

"Nu poți înceta să fii un fătălău?"

"Can't you stop being girlish?"


Confirmed by 3 people




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sineală

Romanian Moldova

Word USED In the past BY Older Generations

(n.) Blue paint used for dyeing white clothes.

"Am nevoie de sineală. Vreau să vopsesc o pereche de pantaloni."

"I need blue paint. I want to dye a pair of trousers."


Confirmed by 3 people




a trage un pui de somn*

* to shoot a chicken of sleep

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

to take a nap

"Mai bine să nu tragi un pui de somn la muncă!"

"Better not shoot a chicken of sleep at work!"


Confirmed by 4 people




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clar ca bună ziua*

* clear as day

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Expression USED Frequently BY Everyone

Crystal clear.

"E clar ca bună ziua că trebuie să-ți faci lecțiile."

"It's clear as day that you have to do your homework."


Confirmed by 4 people




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prișîdinte*

* president

Romanian Moldova

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

(n.) Word mispronounced initially by the President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon. It is used in countless memes related to Moldovan politics.

Note: The correct form is "președinte".

"Prișîdintele explică de unde a venit COVID-19."

"The president explains where COVID-19 came from."


Confirmed by 4 people