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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby Quetzal » Wed Dec 31, 2008 12:21 am

I think "fok" is indeed about as bad as "fuck", but that's because it's the same word. "Fok" as a swear word has nothing to do with the Dutch word "fokken", it's simply a Dutch-ified variation of "fuck".
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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby kwalijkje » Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:19 pm

Leen wrote:Saying the F-word isn't that uncommon (at least not in the places I have been/lived in Belgium), but it doesn't sound at all as obscene to Belgians/Dutchmen as it does to you, just because it isn't a Dutch word. If someone went around and said 'neuk' the whole time, I would be shocked too. :-D


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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby Jae » Fri Jan 02, 2009 3:50 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby firefly315 » Sat Apr 11, 2009 8:25 am

Ik vind dat kleine filmpje grappig. :lol:
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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby Batista » Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:06 am

firefly315 wrote:Ik vind dat kleine korte filmpje grappig. :lol:


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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby firefly315 » Sat Apr 11, 2009 7:06 pm

Bedankt Batista,

Batista wrote:
firefly315 wrote:Ik vind dat kleine korte filmpje grappig. :lol:


Short - kort
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Ik denk dat ik bedoelde een beetje van allebei woordjes :P.

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Re: Dutch swearing

Postby Fria » Tue Aug 03, 2010 6:43 pm

Jae wrote:
Leen wrote:I've also seen 'fok' used as a swear word (presumably by analogy with 'fuck'). I'm curious--does that have a somewhat weaker profanity connotation than the borrowed 'fuck', or are they exactly synonymous?


Um, not sure specifically for Dutch, but I think you can ... cos it's normal to adjust the written spelling of the F-word when you use it as a swearword in another lang, Balkan langs do that.
It's not hardcore evidence that you can do it in Dutch spoken in Europe, but SA Dutch is a bit like that ... it's been in an interview with a South African rapper ... he's an Afrikaner and of course even his rap-star-pose demands he swears and curses alot ... he nonstop repeated that ''drunk ppl are ill as fok and say crazy shit''--> from which he borrows ideas for his lyrics, etc.
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