blery

English translation: bloody

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Afrikaans term or phrase:blery
English translation:bloody
Entered by: Jason Roberts

15:17 Jan 10, 2004
Afrikaans to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Afrikaans term or phrase: blery
Various context, is it something like "damn" or "fu...ing"?
Andrzej Lejman
Local time: 15:11
bloody
Explanation:
You are right, it is a kind of swear word/interjection. I think the Brit English "bloody" is a pretty good translation (and is likely where Blery comes from in the first place).
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Jason Roberts
Local time: 08:11
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Thank you for the explanation!
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bloody


Explanation:
You are right, it is a kind of swear word/interjection. I think the Brit English "bloody" is a pretty good translation (and is likely where Blery comes from in the first place).

Jason Roberts
Local time: 08:11
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
Grading comment
Thank you for the explanation!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Samuel Murray: This would be my take on the word as well. I'd spell it "blerrie".
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