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Talk:hupsakee

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Maybe you can explain when we use this? Is it like hurrah or hooray? Or oops? These are total guesses. --Rising Sun talk? contributions 22:09, 25 March 2010 (UTC)

It seems to be used in several sitations, one of which I think is a bit like 'upsadaisy' or something like that, when you throw a baby in the air. But it's also used when there is suddenly a result of someone's actions. Example: Klik op 'bewerken', typ wat tekst in, klik op 'opslaan' en hupsakee, je bent klaar!. That's mainly my problem, I can describe what it's used for but not what it actually means. The general area of meaning, in any case, seems to be 'pleasant surprise'. --CodeCat 22:20, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
does w00t cover it? I think hip hurrah is what us anglophones say when throwing babies in the air. --Rising Sun talk? contributions 22:29, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
maybe hey presto or Bob's your uncle? --Rising Sun talk? contributions 22:30, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
Well - hup is a cry of encouragement in Dutch - so upsadaisy or "up you go" seems reasonable good to me. SemperBlotto 22:36, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
I've added what I could think of to it now. It's still rather vague, but I suppose words like this tend to be. --CodeCat 22:43, 25 March 2010 (UTC)