DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sranan Tongo duku (money), from Dutch doek.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.ku/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: doe‧koe

NounEdit

doekoe m (uncountable)

  1. (Suriname, Netherlands, slang) money, dough.
    • 2013, Kluun, Klunen, Podium b.v. Uitgeverij, →ISBN, page 80:
      Gast, ik vind die baan als administratief medewerker bij de dienst Vergunningen boemlauw, maar hoeveel doekoe schuift het?
      Dude, I think that job as an administrative clerk for the licensing department is wicked, but what kind of dough are we talking about?

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