gotspe

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bargoens, the Dutch underworld language of the 19th century, from Yiddish חוצפה(chotspe), from Hebrew חצפה(ḥuṣpā(h)). Cognate with English chutzpah and German Chuzpe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣɔtspə/
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Noun[edit]

gotspe m or f (plural gotspes, diminutive gotspetje n)

  1. A grave insolence.

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