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Pages: 34. Chapters: Spanish profanity, Mandarin Chinese profanity,
Latin profanity, Portuguese profanity, Italian profanity, Finnish
profanity, Mat, Romanian profanity, Quebec French profanity,
Cantonese profanity, Esperanto profanity, Macedonian profanity,
Profanity in American Sign Language, Korean profanity. Excerpt:
This article is a summary of Spanish profanity, referred to in the
Spanish language as lenguaje soez (low language), maldiciones
(curse words), malas palabras (bad words), insultos (insults),
vulgaridades (vulgarities), juramentos (oaths, or swearing),
palabrotas (lit.: "big words"), tacos (in Spain), palabras sucias
(dirty words in Panama), lisuras (in Peru), puteadas (in Peru,
Chile, Argentina and Uruguay), desvergue in El Salvador, majaderias
or maldiciones in Mexico, garabatos (gibberish or shootings/firings
in Chile), plebedades (pleb talk) in the Colombian Caribbean or
groserias (impolite words or acts). Spanish profanity varies in
Spanish-speaking nations, and even in regions of the same nation.
Several of these words have linguistic and historical significance.
Idiomatic expressions, particularly profanity, are not always
directly translatable into other languages, and so most of the
English translations offered in this article are very rough and
most likely do not reflect the full meaning of the expression they
intend to translate. The following words are indicative of a
variety of sexual acts, especially sexual intercourse and
masturbation, though mostly limited to specific geographic regions.
In Mexico, chingar means "to fuck" or "to make a mistake" ("to fuck
up"). For example: Chinga a tu madre or Vete y chinga a tu madre
("Go fuck your mother") are often considered very offensive in
Mexico. Vete a la chingada translates to "go fuck yourself." Other
uses are considered less offensive.A Mexican might say No m...
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