aju paraplu

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Coined for its rhyme, literally “bye umbrella”. Popularised (but probably not coined) by Peter Knegjens.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːˈjy paː.raːˈply/
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InterjectionEdit

aju paraplu

  1. (slang) tatty bye [from at least early 1970s]
    • 1971 May 6, "Juffrouw Ooievaar had weer wat te zeuren" (section "Uit de schoolkrant geklapt"), Leeuwarder Courant, vol. 220, no, 105, page 9.
      Hij zei: „Ik moet even naar Truus de Mier, aju paraplu!”
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