die Scheiße


the shit
(Sounds quite rough for actual poo, but it is the MAIN curse word in daily life. Americans are often a bit taken aback by just how "freely" Germans use it. )

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The meaning of "kacken"

A po-etic look at the German word "kacken" and how to harness the full colloquial potential of it and its brothers. With audio examples and visuals.


kacken, die Kacke, verkacken, ankacken, abkacken

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Root: *skei-
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