sjitt

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the English expletive shit.

Interjection[edit]

sjitt

  1. (vulgar) shit (exclamation indicating a marked displeasure with a newly discovered piece of news or with the current situation, or desperation on the realization of trouble to come)

Usage notes[edit]

Contrary to English shit, Icelandic sjitt is a rather mild expletive.

See also[edit]

  • fokk (similar, perhaps slightly stronger, but mostly just not expected from others than young people)
  • sjitturinn (mild, jocular)
  • andskotinn (rather strong)
  • djöfullinn (strong)