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noun, Finnish.
Most likely the most powerful curseword ever created by mankind. Cannot be translated without loss. Versatile word that can be used alone or repeated indefinitely.
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noun, Finnish.
Most likely the most powerful curseword ever created by mankind. Cannot be translated without loss. Versatile word that can be used alone or repeated indefinitely.
Originally name of the tunder god. In the christian era used as a name of the Satan. Perkele is such a powerful word, bacause it includes both of these connotations and in addition is very often associated with 'sisu', the attitude of never ever giving up.
"Perkele", in frustration.
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An essential Finnish curse-word denoting the devil, and typically pronounced with an exaggerated rolling of the "r" for added emphasis. It is often one of the first words in the Finnish language that foreigners visiting this country pick up.
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by über sheep February 16, 2005
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"noun, Finnish.
Most likely the most powerful curseword ever created by mankind. Cannot be translated without loss. Versatile word that can be used alone or repeated indefinitely. "

True, but original meaning is believed to be as God of thunder not Satan as christianity says
by Mr.Perkele January 02, 2004
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