poepen

DutchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably an onomatopoeia (compare to pop); possibly associated like poep with Latin puppis (compare poop deck, French poupe)

VerbEdit

poepen (past singular poepte, past participle gepoept)

  1. (Netherlands) To defecate, shit; to fart
  2. (vulgar) (only in the southern Low Countries) To fuck, copulate
  3. (Netherlands) To give birth
ConjugationEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • poeper m
  • uitpoepen
Related termsEdit
  • poepsjiek (adjective)

Etymology 2Edit

Various etymologies distinct (not all indisputably) from the above

NounEdit

poepen

  1. Plural form of poep

ReferencesEdit

  • Prof. dr. G. Geerts e.a., van Dale. Groot Woordenboek der Nederlandse Taal. Utrecht - Antwerp, Van Dale Lexicografie, 1984 (eleventh edition). [leading Dutch dictionary in Dutch, commonly known as ‘de Grote Van Dale’]
  • Dr. P.A.F. van Veen e.a., Etymologisch Woordenboek. De herkomst van onze woorden., Van Dale Lexicografie, 1989 [Dutch etymological dictionary, in Dutch]
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