vaffanculo

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Italian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of va' a fa' 'n culo, where fa' and 'n are dialectal variants for fare and in, respectively. Literally “go do [it] in [the] ass”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaf.fanˈku.lo/, [väfːäŋˈkuːlo]
  • Hyphenation: vaf‧fan‧cù‧lo

Interjection[edit]

vaffanculo!

  1. (vulgar, slang) fuck you!, fuck off!, go fuck yourself!; get lost!

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References[edit]

  • Daniela Gobetti (1999) Dictionary of Italian Slang and Colloquial Expressions, Barron's Educational Series, ISBN 0764104322, page 323.