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carajo

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Spanish

Etymology

Probably related to Italian cazzo from Latin capitium (small head) from căpŭt (head).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /kaˈɾaxo/

Noun

carajo m. (plural carajos)

Singular
carajo m.

Plural
carajos m.

  1. (Spain) penis
  2. crow's nest

See also

Interjection

carajo

  1. (South America, Northwestern Spain) a term of discontentment; fuck
    ¿Qué carajo quieres? (“What the fuck do you want?”)
    ¡Vete al Carajo! (“Go to hell!”)
    ¡Carajo! (“Fuck!”)
    Me importa un carajo. (“I don’t give a fuck.”)

Usage notes

This is considered to be a taboo word by many in South America and is euphemized replacing it with caramba or carrizo depending on the context and the country.

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