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Goeiemiddag. Hoe gaan dit met jou bobbejaan dom.

English translation: Good afternoon. How are you, stupid baboon?

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15:07 Apr 7, 2004
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Afrikaans term or phrase: Goeiemiddag. Hoe gaan dit met jou bobbejaan dom.
This is most likely a vulgar saying
English translation:Good afternoon. How are you, stupid baboon?
Explanation:
You have the word order wrong. It should read: "Hoe gaan dit met jou, dom bobbejaan?"
It's not really vulgar. Depends who is being addressed and in what way. A friend could mockingly use it to address another friend. Could also be very insulting if used to address a stranger (of, say, another race).
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Folio Online
South Africa
Local time: 05:49
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4 +1Good afternoon. How are you, stupid baboon?
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Good afternoon. How are you, stupid baboon?


Explanation:
You have the word order wrong. It should read: "Hoe gaan dit met jou, dom bobbejaan?"
It's not really vulgar. Depends who is being addressed and in what way. A friend could mockingly use it to address another friend. Could also be very insulting if used to address a stranger (of, say, another race).

Folio Online
South Africa
Local time: 05:49
Native speaker of: Native in AfrikaansAfrikaans, Native in EnglishEnglish

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