#kuliokchallenge*

* #BagChallenge

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Hashtag USED On Occasion BY Everyone

A hashtag created by the supporters of the PAS political party to condemn the actions and behavior of the current president of Moldova, Igor Dodon (2016 - 2020), who organized electoral debates on TV without the participation of his opponent.

"Pe rețelele de socializare a început o adevărată luptă a "kulioacelor" prin intermediul hashtag-ului #kuliokchallenge."

"A real fight of "bags" started on social media through the hashtag #BagChallenge."





plbm*

* in any case

Russian | Moldovan Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Teens

Internet slang abbreviation for "по-любому", meaning "in any case".

"Eu plbm nu înțeleg ce se întâmplă."

"In any case, I don't understand what's going on."





de parcă s-a spânzurat cineva*

* as if someone had been hanged

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

This idiom is used to express surprise when the wind is blowing very hard, especially in autumn or spring.

"Off, Dumnezeule! Ce mai suflă vântul, de parcă s-a spânzurat cineva!"

"Off, my God! How the wind blows, as if someone had been hanged!"





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kuliok

Romanian | Moldovan Moldova

Slang USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(n.) It is used for describing an act of corruption.

Note: The word became popular after a video leaked in which Moldovan President Igor Dodon (2016 - ...) allegedly takes a bag of money from another politician.

"Nu am văzut niciodată un kuliok vorbitor."

"I've never seen a talking bag."





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a-și băga piciorul*

* to stick his feet in

Romanian Romania and Moldova

Idiom USED Frequently BY Everyone

To give up, often because the situation did not go as originally planned.

"Jur că, de când maică-ta și-a băgat picioarele, spatele mă doare mai rău."

"I swear that since your mom stuck her feet in, my back has gotten worse."





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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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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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




#ecoolsăfiieco*

* #It'sCoolToBeEco

Romanian Moldova

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created by the famous Moldovan journalist Lilu Ojovan to raise awareness of the ecological problem and the advantages of eco life.

Note: The hashtag is mostly used on Instagram.

"Schimbarea se va produce atunci când toți vor înțelege că #ecoolsăfiieco."

"The change will come when everyone understands that #It'sCoolToBeEco."


Confirmed by 3 people




#stopalcoollavolan*

* #StopDrinkingWhileDriving

Romanian Moldova

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag used to raise awareness about the problem of alcohol in the Republic of Moldova, namely accidents caused by drunk drivers.

"Fii șofer responsabil, #stopalcoollavolan!"

"Be a responsible driver, #StopDrinkingWhileDriving!"


Confirmed by 3 people




#cumpărfloridelabătrâni*

* #IBuyFlowersFromOldPeople

Romanian Moldova

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Everyone

A hashtag created by the famous Moldovan journalist Lilu Ojovan to encourage the purchase of flowers from old people who sell them on the street.

Note: The hashtag is mostly used on Instagram stories.

"Eu #cumpărfloridelabătrâni. Și tu?"

"#IBuyFlowersFromOldPeople. What about you?"


Confirmed by 3 people




de-atâta*

* because

Romanian Moldova

Word USED On Occasion BY EVERYONE

Became very popular in common speech after president Igor Dodon used it as an answer to a provocative question addressed by journalists.

"De ce nu purtați mască? De-atâta!"

"Why don't you wear a mask? Because!"





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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