jøsses

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Jesus.

Interjection[edit]

jøsses

  1. sheesh, jeesh

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Euphemism for Jesus

Interjection[edit]

jøsses (genitive jøsse)

  1. (euphemistic) sheesh
    • 1893, Godmenne: forteljing
      Nei jøsses! — ein kunde ikkje venta, at barnet skulde kunna nokot.
      No, sheesh! — one could not expect the child to be able to do anything.
    • 2013, Arnt Birkedal, Arnt Birkedal. Dikt I utval, Wigestrand forlag (ISBN 9788281401594)
      Jøss, tenk deg, tenkte guten. / Jøsses, sku' du sett! / Ein fugl som snakkar nynorsk / er ikkje vanlig nett!
      Jeesh, to think, the guy thought. / Sheesh, you should have seen it! / A bird speaking Norwegian Nynorsk / is unusually neat!

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