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What the Fuck in other languages

WTF in other languages

Apologies for the rude subject matter, but I was just curious about the way of saying “What the fuck!?!” in other languages. This post is not aimed at equipping people with more ways of being rude. It is for linguistic and cultural purposes only. If you don’t like reading swears, just don’t read this post. Needless to say, It’s your decision what ends up coming out of your mouth 🙂 So here is a list of the closest equivalents of WTF in other languages. In some cases a literal translation is provided:

WTF in other languages

(to) Swear means to use profane oaths or language, and whether we like it or not, swears are an intrinsic part of almost any language.

What the Fuck! is an expression of extreme surprise or annoyment said to state that one is in total disbelief or confusion as to what has happened, or what is happening.

So let’s take a look at this world-famous swear in other languages:

What the Fuck in Spanish

In Argentina: ¡¿Qué mierda/carajo…?!(e.g. ¡¿Qué mierda o carajo es eso?!) [Literally: what shit / prick is it]
In Bolivia: ¡¿Qué carajos…?!
In Chile and Panama: ¡¿Qué chuncha…?! (e.g. ¡¿Qué chuncha quieres?!)
In Colombia: ¡¿Qué putas…?! [Literally: what whor*s… ]
In Mexico: ¡¿Qué carajo…?! ¡¿Qué chingados…?!” (e.g. ¡¿Qué chingados es eso?!, ¡¿Pero qué chingados dices?!)
In Peru: ¡¿Qué mierda…?! (e.g. ¡¿Qué mierda es eso?!) [Literally: What shit?!]
In Spain: ¡¿Qué cojones/leches/pollas/coño…?! (e.g. ¡¿Pero qué coño es esto?!) [Literally: what bull*cks / milks / d*cks / pus*y?!]

What the fuck in Spanish
Resultado de imagen de Que chucha

What the Fuck in Belarusian

Гамон! Якога чорта?! (Hamon! Jakoha čorta?!)

[Literally: F*cked up! What the hell?!]

What the fuck in Chinese (Mandarin)

怎么鬼事?(Zěnme guǐ shì?) 怎么回事 (Zěnme huí shì)

[Literally: How is it: What happened? ]

In Taiwan: 幹三小

What the Fuck in Croatian

WTF: Koji kurac?

[Literally: What the di*k!]

What the Fuck in Danish

WTD: Fuck dig!

[Literally: Fuc* you!]

What the fuck in Dutch

WTF: Krijg de pleuris; wat de fok

[Literally: catch the tuberculosis]

What the Fuck in Esperanto

kio(n) diable; kio(n) kace  (the Esperanto C is pronounced like the unvoiced version of the Italian “zz”).

Thanks, Ferdinand!

[Literally: How diabolic]

What the fuck in French

French people will mostly say “houlà”, “putain” or “merde” [Literally: sh*t], also C’est quoi ce bordel?!”[Literally:  What is this mess?!] and “De quoi ?!” [Literally: whereof].  In Quebec, some like to use “ouate de phoque” instead.

Resultado de imagen de ouate de phoque

What the fuck in German

WTF: Was zum Teufel? also Was zu Hölle?

Was zum Teufel [Literally: What the devil!]

Was zum Teufel
Resultado de imagen de Was zu Hölle?

What the fuck in Guaraní


What the Fuck in Hungarian

WTF: Mi a fasz (van)

What the Fuck in Italian

WTF: che cavolo [Literally: what cabbage!] ; che cazzo!?; Ma che cazzo! [Literally: But what dic*]

What the fuck in Irish Gaelic

WTF: cad é an fuck; céard sa fuc [Literally:What in the fu*k]

What the Fuck in Japanese

WTF: 一体なんだよ? ( Ittai nanda yo?) /  まさか (Masaka)   [Literally: No way] やばい  [Literally: dangerous]

What the Fuck in Kalmyk

Йир иим бирмн бәәдв! (Jir iim ʙirmn ʙəədv!)

What the fuck in Malay

WTF: Ape ke jadah

What the fuck in Polish

WTF: Co kurwa? / Że co kurwa! [That’s a wh*re!]

What the Fuck in Portuguese

WTF: Que porra (in Brazil) [literally: damn!]

WTF: Que caralho (in Portugal)

Que porra é essa?

Resultado de imagen de que porra e essa
Resultado de imagen de Que porra e essa

 What the Fuck in Romanian

WTF: Ce mama dracului? [literally: What the hell!]

What the Fuck in Russian

WTF: Что за нахуй!; Russian: (all extremely vulgar:) како́го ху́я
(kakóvo xúja), что за хуйня́ (što za xujnjá), ни хуя́ себе́
(ni xujá sebé), охуе́ть (oxujétʹ), пизде́ц
(pizdéc), (mildly vulgar:) како́го чёрта (kakóvo čórta)

Resultado de imagen de Что за нахуй

What the Fuck in Slovak

WTF: Čo do piče?! Sometimes abbreviated as ČTJ (čo ti j**e)

What the Fuck in Turkish

WTF: Siktir git [literally: Go fu*k!]

What the Fuck in Basque

WTF: “Zer arraio” [literally: What the hell!], “Zer demontre”, or “Zer demonios” [literally: What the devils!], depending on the province.

What the Fuck in Catalan

Què collons…?!

What the fuck in Catalan

[Literally: What bull*cks?! ]

What the fuck in Galician

WTF: Que carallo [Literally: What di*k!]

Hey, Zack, that employee of the month thing isn’t really working out for you, is it? WTF!

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